February 15, 2007 - Georgetown, KY - To help commemorate Black History Month, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK), will host an African-American Heritage Art Exhibit on Feb.19 through March 2, 2007. Artists Sonja Brooks, REEKO, and Barbara Tyson-Mosley will have their work displayed in TMMK's Visitor Center.
All three artists have exhibited together on several occasions. Together, their work represents a diverse, exuberant display of artistic styles, materials and techniques including acrylic and watercolor paintings, paper and mixed media collages, art quilts and fiber wall hangings, altered books, and metal sculptures.
All three artists have works in collections around the country, but also are well known to the Kentucky region. All originally based in Washington D.C., Brooks relocated to Lexington in 1999, and Tyson-Mosley moved to Louisville two years ago. REEKO continues to travel to and exhibit regularly in Lexington and the region.
The 10-day (Feb. 19-March 2) art display viewing is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with an extended viewing time until 6:15 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The TMMK Visitor Center is located at 1001 Cherry Blossom Way in Georgetown, Ky.