Actress Vanessa E. Williams attended the Pan African Film & Arts Festival’s ArtFest at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles, Calif. Williams joins a long list of celebrities spotted at PAFF’s ArtFest including Tabitha Brown, Angela Bassett and Danny Glover.
Williams is best known for her roles as Maxine Joseph–Chadway in the Showtime drama series, Soul Food (2000–04), for which she received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series and as Nino Brown’s feisty gun moll, Keisha in the 1991 crime drama film, New Jack City. Most recently she starred in “The L Word: Generation Q” and Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story.
The PAFF ArtFest features over 100 established and emerging fine artists and unique craftspeople from all over the world. With an artistic aesthetic that is rooted in Africa and its Diaspora, featured artists present their creative works using oil on canvas, watercolor and pastels, acrylic paper, glass, ceramics, metal, cloth, plastic, wax, wire, leather, and stone. In addition to fine art and one-of-a-kind crafts, the ArtFest also features the best in designer and traditional fashions, jewelry, home decor, fashion accessories and so much more!
Representing the perfect mix of both art and culture, the PAFF ArtFest brings out over 100K+ visitors from all over Los Angeles, across the country, and around the world. It is an experience in and of itself that guarantees something for every taste and every budget.
The PAFF ArtFest open daily at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza through Feb. 20.