Collecting African, Caribbean and African American Art: A Seminar by Loris Crawford

Join EXPERIENCE AFRICA this fall in New York City as we present:


Collecting African, Caribbean and African American Art: A Seminar by Loris Crawford, REGISTER HERE

This series will introduce novices and beginners to the process of building an art collection and keys to collecting art by Africans, Caribbean and African American artists. One of the keys to building strong art collection is being informed. This first event offers potential and existing collectors tips on starting and building a collection from one of the leading gallerist and art expert, Loris Crawford.

Loris Crawford, the founder of ART OFF the MAIN has thirty years experience in art event curation and management and is particularly noted in the art industry as a trail-blazing producer of events that showcase established and emerging artists of color. Ms. Crawford is the founder of Savacou Gallery, one of the oldest galleries in the United States specializing in African, Caribbean, and African-American Art and the first such full service, for profit gallery in New York City. A much-respected expert in the art field, she has lectured extensively on the African, African-American, Caribbean and Latin American art movements at such venues as The Museum of African Art, ArtExpo, the National Black Fine Art Show, Monroe College and the College of Technology, City University of New York. Crawford and her various ventures have received extensive media coverage including: Art Business News, ArtSpeak, The New York Daily News, Newsday, The New York Times, The Amsterdam News and City Sun newspapers; Décor, Black Enterprise, Essence, Art Preview, Country Living and The Network Journal Magazines; WBET, New York Fox 5 Television, and WBAIWWRL and WLIB radioAmong the list of corporate and institutional clients for which Crawford has provided services are Lehman Brothers, Kraft Foods African American Council, Colgate Palmolive, Essence Magazine, UBS, Black Enterprise Magazine, Africa America Institute, Downstate Medical Center, Bronx Psychiatric Center, National Urban League, and the Greenwich Art Worship. She holds an MBA in Marketing from Michigan State University, and a Master of Science in Finance from Iona College.


EXPERIENCE AFRICA ART COLLECTORS SERIES is committed to providing educational experiences for collectors.

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