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Juried Art Exhibition

For 50 years, the Museum of Science and Industry has hosted the nation’s premier exhibition of African American art. The Juried Art Exhibition is a pillar of the Museum’s Black Creativity program, which showcases African American achievement in a variety of scientific, artistic, and technological fields. Each year, the Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition presents more than 100 works of art from professional and emerging Black artists from throughout the U.S.

2024 Awarded Works

Adult CategoryTeen Category
Best in Show — Kaima Akarue, It took a long time to get hereBest in Show — Zabrina Seals, Unity in Youth
Second Place — Marlon Tobias, The Wise CornerSecond Place — Joseph Williams-Salgado, Disability is a challenge not a burden
Third Place — Nicholas Moody, UntitledThird Place — Izaiah Davis, spring
Honorable Mention
Keith Conner, Baldwin at St. Germain Paris
Russell Harris, Ubuntu

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About the artwork

Featured Artwork: Jerry Jordan, The Drawing Party, 2022, Oil on canvas. Courtesy Jerry J. Jordan.