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Chicago Black Arts Hall of Fame

Class of 2023

The Black Arts & Culture Alliance of Chicago, in partnership with the Department of Culture and Special Events is pleased to announce the inaugural Chicago Black Arts Hall of Fame, recognizing the work of Black artists, administrators, and advocates who have and continue to pave the way for the next generation of Black Chicago artists.

Introducing the 2023 Class:

Abena Joan Brown 

Pemon Rami

Jackie Taylor

Ron OJ Parson

Useni Eugene Perkins

Okoro Harold Johnson

Chuck Smith

Joan Gray

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