NIAD Art Center kicks off new year with ‘Relics for the Future’

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Photo of NIAD Art Center by Kathy Chouteau

By Kathy Chouteau

NIAD Art Center, a Richmond-based studio for adult artists with developmental disabilities, will usher in the New Year with its first in-person opening reception “Relics for the Future” on Sat., Jan. 8 from 1-4 p.m.

NIAD will host the opening reception at its studio space at 551 23rd St. in Richmond and attendees will be asked to provide proof of vaccination.

The art exhibition will feature both community and NIAD artists and will be curated by Jessica Snow, according to the center’s Facebook page. The lineup of exhibiting artists will include: Hacer Acma (NIAD); Jeremy Burleson (NIAD); Sylvia Fragoso (NIAD); Bernadette Jiyong Frank; Nick Makanna; Carlota Rodriguez (NIAD); Piper Snow; Kate Temple; Victoria Wagner (NIAD); Julian Watts; and Susan Wise (NIAD).

For those unable to attend the in-person reception, NIAD Gallery Director Julio Rodriguez will host a virtual walkthrough of the exhibition. Watch NIAD’s Facebook page for the forthcoming link.

Questions? Contact NIAD at 510-620-0290. Learn more about NIAD here.