Something All Our Own: The Grant Hill Collection of African American Art

Begin Date2004-12-19
End Date2005-04-17
CuratorsRoslyn Walker
Last Harvested At2022-10-29
Credit LineSomething All Our Own: The Grant Hill Collection of African-American Art was organized by Grant Hill. Exhibition support provided by Sue and Jim Gragg, Hollis Greenlaw, Steve Hartnett and the Hartnett Group, Ltd., Oak Farms Dairy, and The Staubach Company. Promotional support provided by The Dallas Morning News and Dallas Weekly.
LocationTower Gallery, Level 4
OrganizerGrant Hill
DescriptionGrant Hill, the star forward for the Orlando Magic NBA team, has organized his private collection of artwork by renowned and emerging African American artists in a traveling exhibition. The collection includes a selection of forty-eight collages, paintings, prints, and sculpture by nine internationally known and emerging African American artists, including Romare Bearden, Elizabeth Catlett, Phoebe Beasley, Arthello Beck, Jr., and John Biggers. The exhibition is accompanied by a twenty-minute video featuring Grant Hill and his parents, Janet and Calvin Hill, who encouraged him to appreciate art at an early age.