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An exhibition of historic importance.

Visions of Our 44th President is a collective sculptural show created to recognize and celebrate the historical significance of the first African American President of the United States of America, Barack Obama

Forty-four Contemporary African American Artists, renowned and emerging, are participating in the avant-garde art collaboration with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the world's  largest institution dedicated to the African American experience, and Peter Kaplan of Our World, LLC.

Dynamic and inspiring, the exhibition includes 44 artists’ interpretations of our 44th President in life-size, three-dimensional form. In essence, each sculpture is a blank canvas upon which artists imaginatively celebrate the man, his presidency and our history.


The exhibition will travel to prestigious museums, universities, libraries and galleries across the country. At each venue, an interactive art and history program in conjunction with an Artist Symposium will benefit children of all ages. At the conclusion of the tour, the collection will become a part of The Wright Museum’s permanent collection.

Visions of Our 44th President will inspire present and future generations with its messages of diversity, hope and possibility.

Sculpture of President Obama by Matthew Gonzales
for Our World, LLC.

Dimensions: 20" high; 17" wide; 12" deep

Shirley Woodson - artist
Shirley Woodson
Mason Archie - artist
Mason Archie
Obama Dream
Arthur Bacon - artist
Arthur Bacon
From There to Here
Faith Ringgold - artist
Faith Ringgold
President Obama We Love You
Carrie Mae Weems - artist
Carrie Mae Weems
Transition (3D Projection)
Louis Delsarte - artist
Louis Delsarte
The Dream Keeper
Matthew Gonzales - artist
Matthew Gonzales
Barack Obama
Kevin Cole - artist
Kevin Cole
Mr. President Hear Our Cry
Kadir Nelson - artist
Kadir Nelson
Ted Ellis - artist
Ted Ellis
President Obama
Pheoris West - artist
Pheoris West
Intensity of Spirit
Cory Saint Clair - artist
Cory SaintClair
Philemona Williamson - artist
Philemona Williamson
The Women in His Life
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Tyrone Geter
Wangechi Mutu - artist
Wangechi Mutu
Untitled, 2012
Tamara Natalie Madden - artist
Tamara Natalie Madden
Fulfillment of a Dream
Najee Dorsey - artist
Najee Dorsey
Want to Believe in the Power Of
Joyce Owens - artist
Joyce Owens
Eyes on the Prize
Hebru Brantley - artist
Hebru Brantley
Dayo Laoye - artist
Dayo Laoye
Man of the People
Felandus Thames - artist
Felandus Thames
Post Black Obama
Gilda Snowden - artist
Gilda Snowden
Starry Night
Barbara Bullock - artist
Barbara Jane Bullock
Nina Chanel Abney - artist
Nina Chanel Abney
My Time to Shine
D. Delreverda Jennings - artist
D. DelReverda-Jennings
Upon Their Shoulders
Melvin Clark - artist
Melvin Clark

The Arrival
Howardena Pindell - artist
Howardena Pindell
Follow the Numbers
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Tatyana Fazlaizadeh
Is He Black Enough?
Phoebe Beasley - artist
Phoebe Beasley
Portrait of Progress in Word and Deed
Preston Jackson - artist
Preston Jackson
Mildred Howard - artist
Mildred Howard
Symphony of Words in Color
Mamie Yanu Willis - artist
Mamie Yanu Willis
The World is Change
Gale Fulton Ross - artist
Gale Fulton Ross
Paul Goodnight - artist
Paul Goodnight
History Lesson
Larry Poncho Brown - artist
Larry Poncho Brown
(Collaboration with Charles Bibbs , right)
Black and White and Read All Over
Charles Bibbs - artist
Charles Bibbs
(Collaboration with Larry Poncho Brown, left)
Black and White and Read All Over
Charles Bibbs - artist
Charles Bibbs
| Larry poncho brown
(Collaboration, rear view)
Black and White and Read All Over
Nanette Carter - artist
Nanette Carter
Tyree Guyton - artist
Tyree Guyton
All Parties
Najjar Abdul-Musawwir - artist
Najjar Abdul-Musawwir
Wise Investment
Preston Sampson - artist
Preston Sampson
Tales Retold
Joyce J. Scott - artist
Joyce J. Scott
Angelbert Metoyer - artist
Angelbert Metoyer
Tarred and Feathered
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