Dakar Media

Mickalene Thomas Video Dakar Senegal

Mickalene Thomas was commissioned to create an exterior mural for the U.S. Embassy in Dakar, starting in 2014. This video chronicles her research in Senegal and interactions with local artists in Dakar who collaborated on the mural project.

Nick Cave at the U.S. Embassy Dakar

Nick Cave on his cross cultural artwork installed at the U.S. Embassy in Senegal.
Detail of beads Nick Cave work Dakar
Jenny Abell, Book Cover No. 137, 2013, Mixed media

Jenny Abell selected for artwork commission U.S. Embassy Dakar

Jenny Abell Dakar Commission -Healdsburg art lovers have been able to see work by Jenny Honnert Abell for almost seven years at Hammerfriar Gallery, but soon the Santa Rosa artist will have international exposure.As part of the State Department’s Art in Embassy Program, 10 of her works will be permanently installed in the new U.S. […]

Jenney Abell talks about her Senegal Journey at Hammerfriar

Last month, Jenny Honnert Abell traveled to Dakar, Senegal, to experience the people and culture of that West African country. Next weekend, Saturday Jan. 19, she’s giving a talk about her experiences at Hammerfriar Gallery in Healdsburg, where her work is represented locally. This opportunity to travel in Senegal came as part of a commission […]

High Volume – Nick Cave

Nick Cave is into fabulous. Take the black marks that scar the floor of his 3,500-square-foot loft in Chicago. “Fabulous,” he says. Or the haunting portrait by the English artist John Kirby that Cave found at an art fair. “Isn’t it fabulous?” So is the porcupine-needle vestment from Cameroon that serves as a dividing screen […]