UAPB art professor to set sail on Tom Joyner Cruise

Prominent artist and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff art professor, Danny Campbell, will be one of the featured artists highlighted on the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage Cruise in April.

The Fantastic Voyage Cruise is set to sail on April 7-14.

His artworks entitled, “Coral Reef Series”, examines his love for nature and scuba diving. He denotes beautiful colors found while viewing the coral reefs under the coastal waters of Florida and the Caribbean Islands. His monochromatic colors of hazy blues, greens and purples with hints of yellow and orange tend to bounce back and forwards painting an exact replica of the mountainous reefs observed by the artist during his travels. His works are made from painted recycled tire fragments, found objects and a polypropylene material combined in a sculptural manner.

The Tom Joyner Foundation and Gallery Guichard in Chicago has teamed up to introduce collectors on the cruise to the latest art trends and high caliber art to collect.

“I am certainly blessed to be amongst such great entertainers and artists. This gives me an opportunity to show my God-given talent to collectors and art lovers around the country,” Campbell said.

The Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage Cruise is held to support Historically Black Colleges and Universities around the country. The foundation was established to help assist students to stay in school.

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