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LeMoyne Arts seeks to educate, heal with Justice through Art exhibition

Posted at 6:16 PM, Jun 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-22 18:16:13-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — LeMoyne Arts is encouraging people to show the world what justice looks like.

They're preparing now for a new exhibition called Justice through Art, which they'll display at their gallery later this summer.

It's in response to the instances of injustices seen across the country, from Ahmaud Aubery to George Floyd.

They're looking for submissions reflecting on the fight against racism and discrimination. The goal is to get viewers to improve their understanding of people from all walks of life.

"I know, personally, that art can be healing," said Jami Coleman, a member of the LeMoyne Arts Board. "It's a way of expression, and I'm hoping that this initiative that we're doing, Justice through Art, will be a medium of some sort to be a participant in the healing process."

Anyone in the community can submit artwork for one of two categories: Either "Confronting and Challenging Racism" or "How You Envision Equal Justice for All."

They're accepting submissions between now and July 31.