(WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 23, 2023) – Get ready for BMORENews.com’s Black Wall Street DMV featuring the Joe Manns Black Wall Street Awards at the Omni Shoreham Hotel Washington DC on Friday, February 3, 2023, from 8 to 9 pm. Doors open at 6 pm. This event is a part of the BEYA Metaquake Conference hosted by Career Communications Group, host of the Black Engineer of the Year Awards better known as BEYA.
Honorees include Jacqueline Thompson.
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Who is Jacqueline?
Jacqueline Thompson, an art curator and native Washingtonian, started her entrepreneurial endeavors as a
private art dealer, where she was actively involved in supporting and promoting the artists whose work she believes in. To her credit and theirs, these artists’ works have steadily appreciated in value.
After surveying the gallery scene for African American art in the Washington DC Metropolitan area, she opened Overdue Recognition Art Gallery in Bowie, Maryland with her husband Derrick
Thompson, as a venue for the artists to showcase their works. Since its opening in 2004, more than 75 African American artists have shown their work at Overdue Recognition, including notable artists
Charly Palmer, Paul Goodnight, George Hunt, James Denmark, and Calvin Coleman. She has formed close associations with many of today’s rising African American artists.
As a gallerist, she fulfills art educational goals through lectures, workshops, intimate gallery talks, and exhibitions with the artist in attendance. She takes very seriously the responsibility, of providing collectors, both private and corporate with Art that is high in aesthetic quality and strong in investment potential.
Thompson has appeared on various panels and blogs informing the public about art collecting. She also sits on the Bowie Arts Committee where she believes connecting and collaborating with the local art community is of great importance. Jackie Thompson’s commitment to art is an essential part of her life, giving her the means to exhibit, collect, preserve, and encourage art.