Summer is here and it is all about shrimp and crawfish boils. There is something special about summer seafood in the South. Whether it is from the Gulf Coast or the Low Country, southern seafood is the perfect meal for any hot summer day. Here are at Black Southern Belle we love art and seafood. A�Today we are merging those loves together and curating our favorite Summer Seafood Showcasing African American Art. So start planning your dinner parties and boils and add some great art to your home while you are at it!
1)Title: “Gullah Oyster Roast” Artist: John W. Jones Medium: Original Acrylic on Canvas
Who doesn’t a great oyster roast?A�This beautiful piece is one to add your coastal style collection for sure. A�We love all the color and the backdrop of the marshland. All you need is hot sauce, a table, oyster shuckers and friends!
2)Title: “Lowcountry Boil Stew” Artist: John W. Jones Medium: Original Acrylic on Canvas
You can never have too many seafood boils. There is nothing like getting the pot ready and cooking outside. Add some seafood, corn, potatoes, and even an egg or two and you have a classic seafood party.
3)Title: “Gullah Oysterman VII” Artist: John W. Jones Medium: Original Acrylic on Canvas
You can’t have oysters without an oysterman. Oysters are all about the freshness and these men ensure we have them at the peak of perfection.
4)Gullah Art, African American Art by John Jones at Gallery Chuma, Charleston, SC
Crabbing is a part of southern coastal life. There is nothing like putting gathering your own food for the party.