The Community Artists Collective recently hosted a book signing event for Dr. Alvia Wardlaw, curator for Texas Southern University’s museum, member of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Scholarly Advisory Committee, and one of Houston’s most prolific art historians. Dr. Wardlaw signed copies of her book “Charles Alston” and her article in the catalogue “Thornton Dial in the 21st Century.” Attendees included director of the Collective Michelle Barnes, John Guess, Bill Milligan, Jaison Oliver, Kathleen Evans, Angela Daniel, Sarah Trotty, Bettye Harris, Ruth Robbins, Deanna Burrell, Tanya Holden, Marilyn Oshman, and many others