The Emerging Artists Program celebrates the creative excellence of artists dedicated to the african diaspora in san francisco and greater bay area. Highlighting the continued contribution of artistic practices, EAP presents an opportunity for local artists to develop and engage deeply with their craft.

Nyame Brown – Classroom in Nevérÿon

Brown’s paintings and drawings are opportunities to explore the concept of Diaspora as Trans-Atlantic, psychic, and imagined spaces. As a tool to combat racial oppression, He sees his blackboard paintings as a cultural production of the black community providing space to create a new black mythology.


This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.