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February 2nd - April 7th
At Var Gallery on 2nd



Var Gallery is delighted to announce the opening of its upcoming exhibition, Abundance: through the Lens of Black Women, a captivating showcase that celebrates the unique perspectives and narratives of Black women through the art of photography. The exhibition will take place at Var Gallery's 2nd Street location, Friday, February 2nd, 2024 through Friday, April 5th, 2024.


Abundance: through the Lens of Black Women brings together a diverse selection of talented Midwestern Black women photographers, each offering a powerful and evocative exploration of abundance in various forms. Through their lenses, these artists capture the richness of experience, resilience, joy, and beauty that define the lives of Black women.


The exhibition features works by the following esteemed artists:

  • Keisha Davis

  • Nadeena Granville

  • Kiara Jacobs

  • Cheyenne Jordan

  • Monjoa Likine

  • Shanoaleigh Marson

  • Glenda Mitchell

  • Isioma Okoro-Osademe

  • Melonie Wright


Var Gallery invites the community to join us on the opening night, February 2nd, 2024, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, for an evening of art, conversation, and celebration. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with the artists, gain insight into their creative processes, and appreciate the unique perspectives presented in Abundance: through the Lens of Black Women.

Gaining Visuals  is a media production company located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Gaining Visuals provides videography, photography and brand strategy services, in addition hosts workshops to teach startups and small businesses how to grow their brand. The company was founded by Nadeena Granville in 2018 and you can learn more at or email for additional information.


GM.Creative Photography was founded in Milwaukee by Glenda Mitchell in 2021 specializing in lifestyle portrait photography. Glenda’s work aims to capture memories and highlight the differences that make people shine using photography to recognize the beauty in every “other” person. Learn more at or email for additional information.



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