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Roving Exhibition at Gallery221 in Tampa Bay: A Showcase of Fiber Art by Nneka Jones, Kandy G. Lopez, and Eugene Ofori Agyei

Local artist Kandy G Lopez’s exhibition, “Roving,” is currently on display at Hillsborough Community College’s Gallery 221 in Tampa, Florida. The exhibit features fiber art created by Lopez, along with other artists, Nneka Jones and Eugene Ofori Agyei. The artwork in the exhibition is meant to explore the psychological and emotional complexities of self-reflection, movement, and memory, intertwining our sense of being with the process of becoming.

Lopez’s piece, titled “Marly & Luis,” is a detailed work created using yarn and acrylic mesh on canvas, measuring 96 x 60 inches. The exhibition is part of the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival and runs through February 28. The gallery is open Mondays to Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is free.

“Roving” is a unique and thought-provoking exhibition that showcases the talent and creativity of local artists like Kandy G Lopez. Visitors to Gallery 221 have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of fiber art and explore the themes of self-reflection and memory through the captivating works on display. Don’t miss the chance to experience this engaging and inspiring exhibition before it closes on February 28.

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