Art and Community Ambassador
Barbara Range has been the Director and Curator of The Brickhouse Gallery and Art Complex since 2012. Social Justice through arts is the biggest voice that she knows how to use to serve in her purpose while modeling for others how to advocate and use their voices for themselves and their community. The Brickhouse is becoming the community art mecca of Oak Park.
She is the Co-Founder of Oak Park First Fridays with Broadway Coffee created to support businesses in the Oak Park community. Barbara is invested in building long-term relationships with community groups and non-profits, such as Help Portraits Sacramento, Black United Fund Sacramento Valley, Inc. ,Broadway Coffee, Unsung Heroes: Veterans Project, Sacramento Area Black Caucus, Sacramento Visual Arts Collaborative, Umi’s Womb, African American Women’s Health Legacy, Sisters Quilting Collective, WellSpring, Souletics, Women of Color Meet-Up, ACCES, Women’s Wisdom, Sacramento Black Book Fair, Oak Park Day of the Dead, Underground Books, Women Civics Improvement Club, Oak Park Community Center and Fortune Schools.