Now, Right Now

The Henry Ponder Gallery recognizes selected works from the permanent collection about women and progress.


Artist Featured in Exhibition:


Benny Andrews

Magaret Burroughs

Elizabeth Catlett

Dr. Jasmine Cyril

HM Rahsaan Fort II

Alvin C. Hollingsworth

Samella Lewis

Gina Moore


Exhibition extended to May 31, 2021 


Now, Right Now

Virtual Conversation

Dr. Gwendolyn H. Everett is an Associate Professor of Art History in the Department of Art at Howard University. She formerly served as Associate Dean for the Division of Fine Arts, Director of the Howard University Gallery of Art, and chairperson of the Department of Art. She holds a B.A. from Spelman College, a M.A. in Art History from Howard University, and a Ph.D. in Education from George Mason University. 
Date and time to be announced

Belinda Camacho Person Artist Talk

Belinda Camacho Person (Belab) was born in Bogota, Colombia, South America. She is the daughter of Afro-Colombian composer and musician Hansel Camacho. Belinda earned her Bachelor degree in Studio Art from Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina in 2015.  

To date, her paintings have been exhibited in group exhibitions in the United States and South America. In addition, articles about her work have been published in both the United States and South America.

Exhibit: Extended to May 31, 2021


Race, Culture and Visual Conversation

Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi has been the recipient of many state and national honors, among them the 2003 Ohio Heritage Fellowship Award, the first such award for any Ohio citizen. In 2014 she was named a National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment for the Arts, the highest award given in the United States for traditional arts. In 2014 she was awarded the Distinguished Scholar & Celebrated Artist Lifetime Achievement Award by Faith Ringgold’s Anyone Can Fly Foundation. Dr. Mazloomi is the 2016 inductee to the Quilters Hall of Fame Museum.