Saturday September 12 2-4pm
Join us as we celebrate our newest Artist on the Stairwell! Byron Motley will be presenting his most recent exhibit on Cuba. His new book, Embracing Cuba will also available and he will be signing at the event. Light refreshments will be provided.
About the Artist:
Byron Motley is a modern day Renaissance man. He is an accomplished singer/songwriter/filmmaker/lecturer/author and photographer.
As a performer Byron has worked on Broadway and performed and recorded with such luminaries as Natalie Cole, Dionne Warwick, Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Barry Manilow, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, and the Boston Pops Orchestra
With diverse interests and talents, Byron is currently producing a television documentary about the Negro Baseball League. In a separate film project, acclaimed producer/director Penny Marshall is attached to produce and a direct a screenplay Byron co-wrote entitled EFFA, a biopic about Negro Baseball League team owner Effa Manley.
His photography has been featured in Vanity Fair, The Advocate, New York Daily News, LA Times, Bruno Gmünder books, and has shown in galleries, boutiques and museums in the United States, Europe and Cuba. In addition, he is the co-author of his father’s memoir Ruling Over Monarchs, Giants & Stars... (SkyHorse/Sports Publishing, 2007/2012).
His latest CD, Jazz & Cocktails, is also currently available.
To see more of Byron's work visit his website.