Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom 

September 25th - November 4th

Collaborative Exchange Project and Exhibition for Poets and Artists

This exhibition, curated by Helen Frederick, is part of the city-wide events organized by the non-profit organization                           ARTWORKS FOR FREEDOM, dedicated to raising awareness and inspiring action on human trafficking in the                           Washington DC metro area and all around the world. 

October 7th –Opening Reception at the Watergate Gallery, 5-8pm

October 8th – Readings and Visual Artists Presentations at *Busboys and Poets, 14th and V Street, 5-7pm

October 9th – Readings and Visual Artists Presentations at *Busboys and Poets, Takoma Park, 235 Carroll Ave., 5-7pm

          *Spoken words by the poets with visual elements projected will be presented at a Busboys and Poets locations.                        

October 17th – Meet the Artists, spoken words and performance at the Watergate Gallery, 6pm


                                      Artists and Poets featured in the exhibition


                                         Oletha DeVane and Efia Dalili                  Elisa Wiarda and Sweta Srivastava Vikram

                                         Tim Davis and Carol Beane                      Jeremy Kunkel and Danielle Badra

                                         Steve Skowron and Rod Smith                Susan Main and Elizabeth Halper          

                                        Cheryl Edwards and Fred Joiner               Jessica Kallista and Jennifer Atkinson  

                                        Martin Swift and Mel Nichols                    Schroeder  Cherry and Thomas Estler

                                        Julie Wills and AmaranthBorsuk               Helen Zughaib and Zein El-Amine

                                        Margot Neuhaus and Anne Dykers          Shanti Norris and Sarah Browning

                                        Elizabeth Board and Lisa Short                 Carien Quiroga and Holly Mason

                                                               Nehemiah Dixon lll and Tsedaye Makonne


Advanced Painters  November 11 - December 2, 2017

The Colors of Haiti -  Paintings  Dec 9, 2017 - Jan 27, 2018