We visited with Stan Squirewell who is currently in residence at the Rush Galleries in Chelsea. Squirewell is a Washington, D.C. native who graduated from the Duke Ellington School of Arts and received his MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). His works are included in the public collections of the Reginald Lewis Museum in Baltimore, MD a...Read More
We had the pleasure of sitting down with Miguel Luciano, a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Miguel Luciano received his MFA from the University of Florida. His works have been exhibited extensively in nationally and internationally with exhibitions The Smithsonian of American Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum, NY; Zverev C...Read More
In a recent Facebook post, alongside a photograph of an anonymous rice field in South Carolina, the artist Sheldon Scott wrote:
The old rice fields. Can you see them out there? Working, looking through time at us, then bowing their heads again. Back to work. In this caption, Scott uses simple words and offers a loving gesture to the imagined figure...Read More
I want to fill the world with visual objects that make being black feel triumphant, honest and contemplative. – Andre Woolery
It’s All About the Benjamins, 2011, 23,850 pushpins and oil on canvas, 48” x 108”
Jamaican, New Jersey-raised artist Andre Woolery creates art that often investigates how pop icons intersect and divide with bl...Read More
Alexandria Smith, The Deluge, mixed media collage on board, 16 x 20 in., 2014
Alexandria Smith is a multi-talented artist whose recent solo exhibition Perpetual Adorations at Scaramouche Gallery in New York City has made her an artist to watch in 2015. Smith’s dynamic oeuvre features an expansive tool kit of mediums encompassing drawing, collag...Read More
I wanted to do a piece from my thesis that really raised questions and this was during the time right before Trayvon Martin. So as I am doing all my research, Travyon Martin happens. This is a crazy time where the Black community it trying to come together, but so much is broken and people are lost.
I feel like my generation is a generation whe...Read More
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