Check out our featured upcoming art projects, archived collaborations with art museums, cultural institutions, and literary houses. Visit our online exhibition repository here: Exposition.

Summer 2018

Jewell (June 7)ART | library deco will debut its summer digital photography exhibition featuring Jewell Rosebud Mazique on June 7, 2018 thru September 7, 2018. Jewell R. Mazique: The African American Library Clerk will spotlight nearly 20 still-life images taken in 1942 of the activist, writer, library clerk, and mother by John Collier for the U.S. Office of the Coordinator of Information. Additionally, the digital photography exhibition will feature archival materials including scholarly articles, rare documents, and press about her life.

A 6-page digital pictorial catalogue accompanies the exhibition, published by ART | library deco exhibition space. The publication includes 18 black and white images. It is available on the exhibition site for $10.

Visit Exhibition Online:

Jewell R. Mazique: The African American Library Clerk digital photography exhibition is copyrighted under fair use terms; circulated by ART | library deco exhibition space, and available for physical use at the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USF34-9058-C].


Now Archived, Spring 2018

no.1 - SP18 - A Curated Syllabi - Zadie Smith's LiteratiGet acquainted with our new space, inside the digital art library: A Curated Syllabi. 

Issue no.1; Delve into the writings of critically acclaimed and best-selling author, Zadie Smith. In this issue, A Curated Syllabi features a literary mind-map about a writer that is dedicated to her craft and is a social activist – fighting for libraries!

The curated syllabi is designed for students, faculty, readers, writers and literary gurus to use as a resource to learn more about the writer and if nothing else – motivation. If you are new to Zadie Smith’s work this is an excellent way to get to know more about the writer, learn about why she writes, read introductions about her novels, gain access to online readings and so much more!

We ask librarians to house this in their LibGuide section of their library website. Educators feel free to use the guide in your physical and online courses.


Pre-order free copy of e-book here:

A Curated Syllabi, Zadie Smith’s Literati
Debuts Online: March 26, 2018
eB Page Count: 33
Published by ART | library deco
Designed by bookista media group

All customers that pre-order their e-book will receive an email with a link to download their purchase the day of the e-book launch. eBook will be archived in our digital repository beginning April 26, 2018.

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Now Archived, Winter 2018

Image for Art Library DecoSOUL of A Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power SymposiumART | library deco was selected as a national viewing site to host this LIVESTREAM event by the presenting museum, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on February 3, 2018. Celebrate the opening of Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. This symposium features exhibition artists and curators who will join us for an insightful round of conversation reflecting on art, politics, music, and community in the age of Black Power. The program kicks off with an opening discussion by the Tate’s curators, Mark Godfrey and Zoe Whitley, and continues with an inspiring line-up of artist conversations.

Symposium LIVE STREAMED here on February 3 | 10 AM to 5 PM. |

*View Archived Symposium; Click here: link


A Place For All People Cover FinalNow Archived, Fall/Winter 2018

A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a commemorative poster exhibition celebrating the opening of the Smithsonian’s newest museum that opened Sept. 24, 2016. Based on the inaugural exhibitions of the museum, the posters highlight key artifacts that tell the rich and diverse story of the African American experience.

ART_library deco online exhibition space was chosen alongside a host of cultural institutions in the United States to share this body of work with the public. “A Place for All People” is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) in collaboration with the museum.

Exhibition Preview: View Online

Exhibition on View: December 1, 2017 – February 28, 2018

View Archived Exhibition: “A Place for All People”


Now Archived, Summer 2017

Summer ExhibitionFeminist Stories, After the Dreams: A Cultural Retrospective of Sameness (mini-art collection) — Contemporary artists from the African Diaspora have adopted new ways of creating art by using new media technologies and eludes generalized description. An anonymous South African contemporary artist uploaded work to the public domain for the world to download, print, and reuse. The mini-art collection features eight African women in different roles that deal with stages of womanhood, love, independence, and kinship. Visually, the paintings in the collection have bright and alluring colors, and bare striking features. Each piece displays its own feminist story, up for different interpretations, and will make for great discussions in art circles, academia, and libraries. 


Mini-Art Collection On View: June 1 – August 30, 2017

View Archived Collection here: