Exhibitions

Calabar Gallery features work that deals with the complexities of the African experience. Based in Harlem, work featured is inspired and influenced by black African culture globally with a focus on dynamic ideas about art and society. We feature artists and art projects that instigate dialogue, build communities, bolster local and global economies, and further social innovation.

Current Exhibitions

African African Artists and Processes:
P. WAMAITHA NG’ANG’A and ALEXANDRE KYUNGU MWILAMBWE curated by Atim Annette Oton

4/17/2021 to 5/16/2021

This exhibition is curated by Atim Annette Oton and introduces the work of these two emerging artists whose works in photography and collage, personal and investigative, about the body image, urban space and immigration are juxtaposed to deal with intimate thoughts and deep questions about our lives in these times.

Upcoming Exhibitions

May to June, 2021

Solo Show: Margaret Vendryes

June to July, 2021

Black Artists in their Own Realm

July to August 2021

Purpose and Intention: Pamella Allen and Donchellee Fulwood

September to October, 2021

Group Show: Zambian Artists

November to November, 2021

Solo Show: TBD

December to January, 2022

Emerging and Established Ghanaian artists

January to February, 2022

Past Exhibitions

2018

(TRANSFORMATION): A SOLO EXHIBITION BY FAUSTIN ADENIRAN

2018

Sisters, Mothers and Queens by Jimmy James Greene, A Solo Exhibition

2018

Complexities, Portraiture and Abstract Dialogues in Contemporary Nigerian Emerging and Established Artists, curated by Atim Annette Oton and Burns Effiom

2018

MECCA ALIM, A Solo Exhibition

2018

ROBERT DANIELS: SELECT WORKS

2017

Conversations in Patterns, Textiles, Figures and Portraits: JAMILLA OKUBO AND IFY CHIEJINA

2017

Contemporary African Spirituality

2017

ELEMENTIKS: A Symbolic Interpretation of the Four Elements – Water, Air, Fire and Earth by Mboolomi

2016

RED FORBIDDEN SPACE: New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Tetuan, Morocco by TAEESHA MUHAMMAD

2016

DRIPPING INK: THE NIGERIAN CHAPTER BY MARCIA WILSON, PHOTOGRAPHER

2016

BISA WENDY WASHINGTON and WILHELMINA OBATOLA GRANT: Narrating the Feminine with Assemblages and Found Objects

2016

AfroGentrification of Picasso

Six (6) Questions: Global and Local Artists’ Perspectives is an Interview and Conversation Series by Atim Annette Oton, curator of Calabar Gallery in Harlem, New York with Artists, Art Curators, Thinkers, Colletors and Gallerists.