Rufai Zakari: In Bold She Stands

March 14 – April 28, 2023

Contemporary Art Matters is delighted to present ‘In Bold She Stands’, a solo show by Rufai Zakari. This will be the Ghanaian artist’s first solo exhibition in the United States. The show features bold new portraits of strong women who lead and inspire. All of the works are created with an elaborate process of brightly colored recycled plastics, gathered and reworked to create new patterns and textures. The show will be on view March 14 through April 28, 2023, with a reception on Tuesday, April 4, from 5–7 pm.

Rufai Zakari, Rock in White Cornrow, 2023, Recycled plastics with hand stitching, 40¼ x 36½ in.


Two of Us: Dion Johnson and Michael Reafsnyder

On View Through March 7, 2023

Two of Us Exhibition Install Shots

Two of Us Installation shot

left: Dion Johnson, Glider right: Michael Reafsnyder, Bubble Blast

(L) Dion Johnson, Glider, 2022, Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 in.
(R) Michael Reafsnyder, Bubble Blast, 2022, Acrylic on canvas, 46 x 40 x 2 in.