2022 Featured Artists
For 26 years, Art & Soul has helped launch the careers of emerging Black artists in Indianapolis. The 2022 Featured Artists included:
- Shayla Renee Williams, visual artist & writer
- Karome Walker, choreographer
- Chantel Massey, poet
- Marrialle Sellars, singer & entertainer
2022 Festival Highlights
Art & Soul spotlighted 50+ Black musicians, poets, dancers, and visual artists through June and beyond.
Black Art Day
Black Dance Day
Black Theatre & Poetry Day
Black Music Day
Retrospective: Art & Soul posters
Check out artist-designed Art & Soul posters from years past
The 2022 Program Partners
Get to know the people who made Art & Soul possible:
And a special thanks to:
Amiah Mims, owner of Works by Mimsy, for her design of the 2022 Art & Soul graphics.
Wildstyle Paschall, photographer and journalist, for his portraits of the 2022 Featured Artists.
Elevate Entertainment & Event Support Services, for their promotional and marketing support.
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The 26th annual Art & Soul, made possible by Lilly Endowment Inc., was presented by Indy Arts Council in partnership with:
About Art & Soul
Since 1996, Art & Soul has kicked off Black History Month in Indianapolis and helped expand the city’s awareness and appreciation of African-American art and music. It's often described as being "a Black arts family reunion each year."