Upcoming & Current Events

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By Dani Janae

Gallery on Penn

Summer Sidewalk Sale

July 25th. 11am - 3pm at 5935 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Sidewalk Sale featuring minority-owned businesses taking place outside the Gallery On Penn location. The event will also include a DJ, snow cones, popcorn, and airbrush tattoos.
The event will follow COVID-19 procedures in terms of vendors must wear masks as per PA Staterequirements.

Natiq Sits Down with the City Paper

Natiq created an image of August Wilson and the August Wilson African American Cultural Center for the Pittsburgh City Paper's Over-the-top Completely Ridiculous Yinzerrific Coloring Book
Read his interview and learn more about this project.
"Jalil is one of 35 artists who created a black-and-white illustration for Pittsburgh City Paper’s Over-the-top Completely Ridiculous Yinzerrific Coloring Book, a benefit for both CP and the artists involved as a response to revenue lost to the coronavirus pandemic. The artwork includes local landmarks, legends, and — yes, Pittsburghese, in a wide variety of artistic styles."

Words Spoken at The Corner


Featuring new works by Natiq and hosted by Crystal Noel Jalil

200 Robinson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Click here for more info.

Rêves et Cauchemar Dreams & Nightmares

A Fashion Production

Exhibit at BFG Cafe

Sacred Spaces Tour

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 11 - 5 PM 
A Peace of Mind, 620 Wood St, Piitsburgh, PA 15221

Have you ever wondered how I do what I do?

Come and see for yourself. For one day only, I'm opening my studio to the general public as a part of the Sacred Spaces tour in Wilkinsburg. You can watch me work, ask questions, and get that piece that you were wanting. Light bites will be provided. Feel free to drop in and say hi!

Natural Hair Meetup Presents Winter Wonderland

November 25th, 12 - 3 pm

John Riegert

Space Gallery in Pittsburgh, PA - June 24, 2016
Click HERE for more information.
Exposure: Black Voices in the Arts

Two of my paintings were selected to be in this exhibit at the amazing University Art Gallery, Frick Art Building at the University of Pittsburgh. I am very excited to have my work alongside artists who I've long admired and who inspired me to keep pushing my boundaries.

Join us at the gallery opening on November 9th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. This event is free and open to the public. 

Click here for more information
Ok. To all my fans and peoples in New York City: I have an upcoming event on May 14th at M 1-5 in Manhattan, called MergeArts. I will have never-before-seen work and new prints that have never been available before. Get your tickets early or you may not be able to get in.
Click HERE to get your tickets, now! Only $15. Make sure you click my name when it asks who you are coming to support so I'll have more opportunities like this one to share my art with you. See you there. Support your friendly neighborhood artists.
Follow me on Instagram to get previews and updates of the new works as they happen!
I am coming back to RAW Pittsburgh!!!!
In the lab creating new pieces for the event, now. For my peoples in Pitt, you don't want to miss this.
Get your tickets NOW at: www.rawartists.org/artofnatiq
Looking forward to seeing you there
Art of Natiq News

Upcoming Events


820 Gallery

820 Liberty Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

September 10th, 5:30m - 10pm


Mavuno Festival

Sweetwater Center for the Art

300 Chadwick Street

Sewickly, PA 15143

September 18th, 4 - 9pm


Amplified at the Ohringer

The Ohringer

640 Braddock Ave

Braddock, PA 15104

Friday. September 24th - 7 - 10pm




Details Coming Soon


Here are some of the pieces I've completed for recent events. Take a closer look at them in my  Picture Gallery.