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IN-PERSON: The Grand Reveal of Featured Artist Exhibition: Rosalyn Watson
We'll celebrate the launch of Rosalyn Watson's featured exhibitions at MDHAC on this day. You'll get to meet the artist, see the exhibits, and watch an exclusive presentation.
Wine and cheese recption will be provided per CDC guidelines.
This is an in-person event. To protect our patrons, we request all guests to wear a mask.
Artist Bio: Rosalyn Watson
It is an honor to be a featured artist at The Chuck Baird Deaf Gallery. I want people to see that I am a Talented Deaf Black Woman Artist. My art depicts stories that have been passed down from generations to generations.
I was born and raised in Gibson, Louisiana and currently residing in Hesperia, California. My art career started at the age of 3 when I drew a picture of an apple to get my Mothers attention. From that point on I was constantly encouraged by family and friends to continue to draw. It was this motivation that allowed me to nurture my talent.
In 1990 I graduated from the former Louisiana Art Institute where I studied Commercial Arts. In 2019 I received my Bachelors Degree in Studio Art with a minor in Photography. While at Gallaudet I was able to make the Dean’s List seven times.
In 2007 I had my first My art exhibit at The Waterlife Museum in Houma, Louisiana. My artwork was on display for a month. It was through this experience I learned how the art gallery works. I have been named in the Houma Daily Newspaper on two occasions for my artwork. While at Gallaudet University I painted murals in the Benson Hall Dormitory. The President of Gallaudet University purchased one of my artworks and proudly displays it outside of her office. During my professional career I have received numerous awards and recognition during art shows.
I have enhanced talents in various forms of art, including but not limited to oil paintings, acrylics, watercolors, black & white pencils, color pencils, illustration ink pens, and pencils. My favorite mediums are Black & White pencils and watercolors.
Currently I am working on building my art business. I want to expose the world to art, one painting at a time.
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