July 29, 2021 - 5-7pm
Watson Mere has been an exhibiting artist for the past five years. Mere’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums, which include the Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn, NY; Norman Rea Gallery, York, United Kingdom; Black Wall Street Gallery, SoHo, New York, NY; Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia, PA; Urban Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; The Canvas, New York, NY; Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, North Carolina; Fable Jones Studios, Brooklyn, NY. He has earned various awards including the 2018 Citation of Honor (Arts) from the District Attorney of Kings County, the 2018 Tropicalfete – Award of Excellence, and the 2018 Jean-Michel Basquiat Award from Creole Image Honors. In 2018, C-Suite Quarterly chose Mere as a NextGen 10 in Philanthropy, Art, & Culture. Mere’s work has been featured in publications and television networks such as The Washington Post, NPR, Philly Magazine, AfroPunk, PopSugar, BronxNet TV, Nylon, CSQ, Caribbean National Weekly, and more. Mere attended Florida A&M University, receiving a B.A. in Business Administration in 2011 and a Masters in Business Administration in 2015. He was born and raised in the town of Belle Glade, FL to two immigrant parents from Haiti. He now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
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Watson Mere is a part of the Reconnect Series. The Reconnect series features music and an outdoor art gallery/studio on Tuesdays from 12:30pm-2pm and Thursdays from 6pm-7pm, on Little 6th Avenue and Dominick Street.