Join artist Chanel Beebe for a tour and conversation about her exhibition at TAF entitled Reflections .

Through art and mirrors, Detroit native and abstract artist Chanel Beebe invites you to explore her world. As an artist, educator, engineer, and author, Chanel creates bold images that inspire reflection and conversation on current and topical issues. This exhibition of abstract painting and poetry, entitled Reflections, invites viewers to reflect with her to unpack topics of race, self-image, classism, and society's differences. Beebe's Artist Talk will take place June 28, 5:30 pm, at the Wells Community Cultural Center (638 North Street).

As a self-taught artist and performance poet, Chanel Beebe prioritizes art and design as a means to social change and critical education. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Chanel is a Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellow and Gates Millennium Scholar with an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Chanel Beebe is currently a Ph.D candidate in engineering education and a master’s student in industrial engineering at Purdue University. Additionally, Chanel is the Founder and CEO of Beebe Arts, LLC, a design firm focused on social and educational equity. Chanel has a passion for informal learning environments that are culturally and topically relevant to marginalized groups and is interested in helping to expand public conceptions of who is seen as capable of engaging in engineering and design thinking. More about Chanel Beebe and her work can be found at ChanelBeebe.com .

Reflections is on display at the Wells Community Cultural Center until June 28.
About the Tippecanoe Arts Federation
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is the umbrella organization and arts council for 14 counties. TAF provides educational opportunities in the visual, performing, and literary arts, outreach programs for both underserved and at-risk youth, and funding for capital and operational expenses to fellow arts organizations region wide. Established in 1976, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation serves as a model for arts advocacy by promoting the role of the arts within our region. More information is available at TippecanoeArts.org.