Maufe Gallery Features the art of Opal Palmer Adisa
Posted on May 20 2014
Known internationally as a writer, Opal Palmer Adisa is also a curator, educator, performance poet and a photographer. Her photographs have been published in Edinburg Review, Colere & The Caribbean Writer; and her photos have been exhibited in the US, Egypt, North Carolina and Brazil.
Currently, she is curating, Quadrille & Quelbe: Things St Croix @ The Steeple Building, Christiansted, February-April, 2014. She is the curator and developer of the show, “Imagining the Possibilities,” which included 2 other local artists @ Salt River Visitors Center Exhibition Gallery, St Croix, November 15-January 30, 2014. Moko Jumbies: Guardians and Protectors, @ The Caribbean Museum for the Arts, Frederiksted & The Steeple Building, Christiansted, February-April, 2013. Her first curatorial show was, "Contemporary West Indian Artists" at The African American Historical Society, San Francisco, CA., December 1983-February 1984.
A professor of graduate creative writing and literature at California College of the Arts, Adisa has taught at several universities including, The University of the Virgin Islands, Stanford University, University of California, Berkley and San Francisco State University. Her poetry, stories, essays and articles on a wide range of subjects have been collected in over 400 journals, anthologies and other publications, including Essence Magazine.
Meet Opal Palmer Adisa at Crucian Gold during Art Thursday on March 20, 2014.
Opal Palmer Adisa holds a doctorate degree in English and Ethnic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
Her latest poetry collection is, 4-Headed Woman, poetry, Tia Chucha Press, 2013