CHICAGO, May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Pitroda Art is pleased to announce the 16 artists participating in Movement: Art for Social Change, an annual juried exhibition that celebrates artists as champions of positive social change. Selected by a renowned panel of jurors composed of Aaron Bryant, Adenrele Sonariwo, Dexter Wimberly and Nancee Lyons, the 15 featured artworks respond to the theme of racial justice and equity. In addition, on May 20, Pitroda Art will launch an auction of the selected artworks in partnership with Mastercard on its Priceless.com platform, closing on June 17, with a portion of the purchase price donated to the National Urban League (NUL).
The artworks will also be projected onto iconic structures in five U.S. cities, starting with Washington, D.C. (May 13), Atlanta (May 20), Los Angeles (May 27), Chicago (June 3) and New York City (June 14).
Antoine Williams (USA), Àsìkò (UK), Evita Tezeno (USA), Heather Haynes (Canada), Kadiejra O’Neal (Barbados), Lloyd Foster (USA), Mark Wilson (USA) and Paola Zarate (USA), Nombuso Dowelani (South Africa), Paul Ogunlesi (Nigeria), Penda Diakité (USA–Mali), Rohan Patrick (USA), Segun Aiyesan (Nigeria), Tim Davis (USA), Tsoku Maela (South Africa), Winfred Nana Amoah (Ghana).
In 2020 Pitroda Art invited artists around the world to submit two-dimensional artworks tackling racial justice. The result was overwhelming: over 500 entries from 175 artists in 33 countries, and an array of powerful…