Katrina artist Beverly Davis would like to make FREE prints of her painting available to everyone for only the cost of shipping, handling and postage.
ART as Social Commentary and Historical Record
BEVERLY KIMBLE DAVIS is a New Orleans Katrina artist who is on a mission to tell the many untold stories of what really happened during and after the flood. Beverly uses her canvas to graphically tell the stories of people and events you’ve never read about nor ever seen on television. Thus far, she has painted four large canvasses with the first entitled “Remember, the Forgotten Horrors after Katrina”. Ms. Davis’s greatest desire is for her paintings to speak for the dead, the displaced and the voiceless victims of the flood in New Orleans so that their stories are never forgotten.
Though it’s recognized as the greatest catastrophe in U.S. history, surpassing the bombings of Pearl Harbor and New York, the drowning of New Orleans remains grossly under-reported. Perhaps because of a collective sense of shame of the pathetic government response, or maybe the haunting memory of bloated bodies in murky water, the national news reporting community failed to rise to the challenge. On the 5th Anniversary of the flooding of New Orleans, the facts about much of what happened after the hurricane left the city dry, is still untold.
To inform the world of stories yet untold, Beverly would like to get a print of “Remember…” into every library, school, church and home so that the truth about New Orleans can finally be told. Money provided by "Kickstarter" will make it possible to provide everyone a “FREE” 16 x 20-inch print of her painting, “Remember..” for only the cost of shipping, handling & postage. Visit:
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Sep 14, 2010 - Nov 13, 2010 (60 days)
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An Informational CD featuring actual photos taken after Hurricane Katrina's flood waters ravaged New Orleans plus Beverly Davis's paintings with original background music by New Orleans music instructor Rachel Nadine Woods.
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A 10 x 12-inch Print of Beverly Davis's painting “Remember, the Forgotten Horrors after Katrina". ALSO, the Informational CD above.
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An Educational DVD explaining the importance of Art as Social Commentary and the need for Art as Historical Record. ALSO, all of the Rewards above.
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An Educational Instructors Guide to assist Teachers who may wish acquaint their students with what happened in New Orleans. ALSO, all of the Rewards above.
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A 10 x 12-inch print of Beverly Kimble Davis's canvas, “The Danziger Bridge” . ALSO, all of the Rewards above.
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A 10 x 12-inch print of Beverly Kimble Davis's canvas, “The Crescent City Dis-Connect”. ALSO, all of the Rewards above.
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A Letter of Authenticity from Artist Beverly Kimble Davis for her 30 x 27-inch prints of "Remember ..." ALSO, all of the Rewards above.
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Sequential Serial Numbers 0000 through 0999 for 30x27-inch prints of "Remember ..." ALSO, all of the Rewards above.
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The Artist, Beverly Kimble Davis's Signature on 30X27-Inch prints of "Remember..." ALSO, all of the Rewards above.
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A 30 x 40-inch Canvas print of “Remember, the Forgotten Horrors after Katrina” mounted on wood frame like the original. ALSO, all of the Rewards above.
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Traveling Art Exhibit: Artist Beverly Kimble Davis will travel to contributors’ city in the U.S. and Canada with her original series of paintings to conduct seminars on the importance of using "Art as Social Commentary" and "Historical Record". ALSO, all of the Rewards above.