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The Adrian Pickett Experience At HCC Dale Mabry

January 13th, 2011

The Adrian Pickett Experience At HCC Dale Mabry

HCC is extremely pleased that Mr. Pickett will be able to demonstrate his talents for the students, speak about his work and inspire them in their own artistic goals. In addition to speaking at the opening reception on January 18th, he will be speaking with and providing an art demonstration to Professor Larry Hart’s Drawing I class on the morning of January 18th.

Self Taught Artist Opens Gallery In The Landing

November 27th, 2010

Self Taught Artist Opens Gallery In The Landing

There’s a new attraction in Downtown Jacksonville… “The Artworld of Adrian Pickett (jr)“ , admission is free but the experience is priceless. Well perhaps it isn’t exactly an attraction, but it is surely attracting a lot of attention. People passing by the eponymous space located in The Jacksonville Landing will notice the welcome sign on the front marquee of The Adrian Pickett Gallery. In the storefront window sits artist Adrian Pickett Jr. Stepping inside has been described as leaving Jacksonville. The warm and welcoming environment of the space is unlike any other art gallery in area. With the assistance of his partner, Elonya Davis, The Adrian Pickett Gallery has changed feel and view of art. The larger than life charcoal portraits mix the likeness of well known celebrities, exotic animals, and still life objects to create an awe inspiring experience. The Adrian Pickett Gallery (The APG) is the official name of the location that host “The Artworld of Adrian...

Harlem Of The South Series Release

July 20th, 2010

Harlem Of The South Series Release

UNVEILING OF THE THE HARLEM OF THE SOUTH SERIES
MEDIA ADVISORY
REQUESTING MEDIA COVERAGE TOMORROW
AT 11:00A.M. AT THE DOWNTOWN LANDING ADRIAN PICKETT’S GALLERY



June 24, 2010-Jacksonville, FL- The unveiling of The Harlem of the South Series. This artwork captures the heritage of Jacksonville, Florida when Jacksonville was known as the Harlem of the South. There is a rich heritage of African American entrepreneurship in Jacksonville, FL. In the early 1900s its population was as much as 60% black. It was home to one of the most vibrant landscapes for African American business in U.S. history. Known for its jazz era district there were a wide range of businesses including bars, taverns, nightclubs, barbershops, and cultural outposts. Those activities created both jobs and a way of life that was characterized as successful by Dr Booker T. Washington who frequented the area.

During the early 1900s, instead of chambers of commerce, there...