A Healing Response to the Tops  Tragedy

“AN OFFERING,” an Urban Street Art Exhibition, currently on display outside the Tops Market Parking lot on Landon Street, presented by The Exhibition Group (TEG).

The exhibit that launched on July 15 is running thru September 9, and is a sincere response of care and concern by African American artists, arts organizations and patrons to support and empower the healing and uplifting necessary to respond to the tragic event of May 14, 2022.

It is offered in love!

The artworks presented are by intergenerational well-established, emerging and student artists; who are from 70 to 14 years old.

This is the creative response of support and comfort to the families victimized, and the community at large. Artists include Jarael Adams, John Baker, Lisa Brown, Renee Brown, Markenzy Cesar, Senia Che, Hiram Cray, Valeria Cray, Craig Dunn, Doretha Edwards, Jay Hawkins, Camilla Hobbs Lee, Jalen Law, Princessa Williams, and The Foundry’s Mayor’s Summer Youth.

The persons who make up TEG include Dorothy Hill lead organizer, Michael Hill project manager, Paula Coleman curator and members John Baker, Renee Brown, Hiram Cray, Valeria Cray, Jalen Law and Ari Moore.

The Arts Organizations involved are the Buffalo Urban League, The Foundry, The Jalen Law Collective, Langston Hughes Institute, and WNY-Urban Arts Collective.

The exhibition is sponsored by Tops Markets Incorporated and supporting organization the Buffalo Urban League.

For more information contact Michael Hill [email protected]

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