Recognizing both his ties and disjunction from an ancestral past, Leonardo Benzant’s practice is driven by his connection to the trans African-Atlantic diaspora.
Canadian painter, Tim Okamura, talks about 10 year of primarily painting women of color, telling their stories and the samurai warriors that are to come.
Isaac and Gabriel Fortoul talk about their creative process, creating powerful images with clean lines and their first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, Ca.
Kimberly Mayhorn explores the social ties of black women and the conversations that are had about them in a moving show inspired by Sandra Bland's death and the assault on black bodies.
Renee Cox's fearlessness would explain her ability to survive twenty-three years in the art world. She's no stranger to criticism and controversy. Her photography and mixed-media art has celebrated blackness, the body, and womanhood. Come take a voyage with Cox on her journey.
Independent Curator, Dexter Wimberly, talks about his journey and transition into his curatorial practice which allows him to create worlds and emerge in his love for art.
Don't categorize Olga Dobrowolska because her style of choreography cannot be boxed and labeled. Her unconventional use of various dance styles proves that the art of dance is in her DNA.
In her third New York solo exhibition, Margaret Bowland uses enchanting imagery to explore alternative narratives, "underscoring the dangerous allure of wealth and power."
Considered one of the most important African American artists in the last three decades, Nina Chanel Abney takes on the social issue of "Black Lives Matter" and the relationship between police officers and people of color in her fourth solo exhibition, 'Always a Winner.'
American painter, Jordan Casteel, explores the humanity of black men as fathers, sons, brothers and cousins. Her second solo exhibition, 'Brothers,' contributes "a vision of blackness that shows the complexities of black men instead of reducing them."
Hit Music Producer, Reo, has proven himself to be bigger than "The Big C" as he tells of his defining moment that led him to produce hits for Beyonce, Lil Wayne, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, T-Pain, Keyshia Cole, Kid Ink and many more.
With a deep passion of bringing awareness to crucial social issues, Olek brings her artistry of crocheting to the "Great Pole" bench honoring Polish and World War II hero, Jan Karski.
Gabriel García Román's on-going body of work, "Queer Icons" echoes the voices and displays the diverse identities of queer people of color.
Native Chicagoan and visual artist, Yashua Klos, investigates what is blackness and masculinity in the black community through intricate collages.
Matthew Weinstein talks about his attraction to 3D animation and the realities that viewers bring into art.
Interdisciplinary visual artist, Nyugen Smith, goes deep into his ancestry to find a sense of identity.
Hip-Hop artist, Grandmilly, shares his creative process along with his thoughts of the highs and lows of the Hip-Hop industry.
Bridget Kelly was introduced to us by standing in for Alicia Keys during Jay-Z's "Answer the Call" concert presented by Fuse Music Television in 2009. After 5 years signed to Roc Nation, Bridget talks about her experiences with "The Roc" and what is next.