THE MASKS WE WEAR Opening Reception

Friday, July 31, 2020 AT 5 PM – 9 PM

Aeqai, an international online visual arts journal, hosts its twelfth annual silent art auction and benefit from 5:30 pm to 8 pm on Thursday, November 14 at Pendleton Street Photography owned by Jens G. Rosenkrantz, Jr., located in Pendleton Studio Annex in Over-the-Rhine.

Board president Cedric Michael Cox said, “Aeqai offers a strong journal with thoughtful, in-depth reviews of exhibitions in the visual arts, both in area nonprofits and commercial spaces.”

Join us for an opening reception for THE MASKS WE WEAR in partnership with The Pendleton Art Center’s Final Friday studio walk. The exhibition examines the symbolism of face coverings and features the contemporary mask collection of Sara M. Vance Waddell, cast face masks by Leslie Daly, lithographs by Rafael ‘Zarza’ Gonza;ez, and paintings by Osy Milian. The exhibition is curated by Ena M. Nearon.
While Final Friday is free and open to the public, a suggested $10 donation is requested to benefit The Carnegie in Covington. Upon receipt of donation, visitors will be automatically be entered to win a one-of-a-kind raffle that includes an artist’s original mask, limited edition silkscreen print series (three in total) entitled ELEMENTS by M. Katherine Hurley and custom framing provided by Art Design Consultants.
Attendees are asked to wear a mask and to practice safe social distancing in the gallery.
THE MASKS WE WEAR exhibition runs through Thursday, September 10. Gallery hours are Wed. 1:30-5:30 p.m., Thurs. & Fri. Noon-5 p.m., Sat Noon-4 p.m., or by appointment.


Friday, July 31, 2020 AT 5 PM – 9 PM


The Annex Gallery
1310 Pendleton Street
Cincinnati Ohio