Dirden, Courtney. (active Houston, TX, 2008)

Bibliography and Exhibitions



HOUSTON (TX). Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and other locations.
12th Annual Citywide African American Art Exhibition.
February 1-28, 2008.
Five-venue new talent group exhibition of 28 Houston area artists. Juried by Eugene L. Foney, Clint Willour, and Valerie Cassel-Oliver. Media represented are paintings, drawings, sculpture, mixed media, and assemblage. Included: Regina Agu, Cedric Akue, Jouxlyn Bonier, Benjamin Buggs, Valerie Burkes, Gregory Carter, Jeralyn Carter, Theresa Collins, Jade Cooper, Courtney Dirden, Shannon Duckworth, Lance Flowers, Cedric Franklin, Mary Hamilton, Bettie Harris, Robert Hodge, Bryce Hairston Kennard, Koko Loudermill, Gretchin Williams-Morris, Marc Newsome, Lovie Olivia, Abidemi Olowonira, Christian Perkins, Dalzenia Sams, Shirlette Thompson, Michael Kahlil Taylor, Bobbie Wallace Wright, and Jason Woods.

HOUSTON (TX). Texas Southern University Museum.
Art Official Intelligence.
February 8-March 22, 2008.
Group exhibition Organized in part by Soular Renaissance artistic duo, photographer and DJ Jason "Flash Gordon Parks" Woods and poet and painter Eric "Equality" Blaylock. The exhibition featured 60 works in all media by emerging and well-known African American artists in Houston. Included: Regina Agu, Eric Blaylock, Ray Carrington III, Charles Criner, Courtney Dirden, Nathaniel Donnett, Shannon Duckworth, Robert Hodge, Earlie Hudnall, Jr., Linda Kelly, Willie Mo'e, Annie Moore, Michael Kahlil Taylor, Erika Walker, and Jason Woods.