A Conversation with Crows

Over the past two years, I have been experimenting with new mediums, in addition to a set of new themes in my work. As an artist who deals primarily with the human figure to tell stories, discuss history, and convey feelings/emotions, I have always utilized the adult figure – both male and female – to address my concepts. Recently, however, the gravity of the American condition, particularly in her tendency to either dismiss or consume her own children – her black children – has caused me to shift gears in my current works. Children and teenagers, along with a new way of seeing the world in black and white mediums, have overtaken my thinking space, and my studio walls…[See More]

A Conversation with Crows

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Over the past two years, I have been experimenting with new mediums, in addition to a set of new themes in my work.

As an artist who deals primarily with the human figure to tell stories, discuss history, and convey feelings/emotions, I have always utilized the adult figure – both male and female – to address my concepts. Recently, however, the gravity of the American condition, particularly in her tendency to either dismiss or consume her own children – her black children – has caused me to shift gears in my current works. Children and teenagers, along with a new way of seeing the world in black and white mediums, have overtaken my thinking space, and my studio walls.

Studio Sessions: Summer 2017.

Visionary artist and musician, Rick Diaz, stopped by for a studio visit, and documented the creation of a new drawing that is part of my developing Chibok Girls series. This video represents my studio – my creation space – as seen through the eyes of Rick…and it’s a fascinating perspective that he offers us! Here is some of Rick’s stunning photography of my studio space…[Studio Sessions Gallery]

Studio Sessions: Summer 2017.

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Visionary artist and musician, Rick Diaz, stopped by for a studio visit, and documented the creation of a new drawing that is part of my developing Chibok Girls series. This video represents my studio – my creation space – as seen through the eyes of Rick…and it’s a fascinating perspective that he offers us!

Cover Photo Credit: Darrius Johnson, Visionary Acts [Gallery Link]

Ten Little Nigger Girls – New Works

Artist Imo Nse Imeh contextualizes his new project, Ten Little Nigger Girls within the broader conversation of race, visual politics, literature, and American history. Imeh’s series is a retelling of the 1907 children’s book and nursery rhyme, Ten Little Nigger Girls, by Nora Case, which features a cast of ten black girls who are eliminated from the story one-by-one, sometimes in horrific ways (for example, one is burned alive, another is eaten by a bear). His project features contemporary black girls in various states of danger, in the present-day…[Learn More]

Ten Little Nigger Girls – New Works

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Artist Imo Nse Imeh contextualizes his new project, Ten Little Nigger Girls within the broader conversation of race, visual politics, literature, and American history.