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Stink Pink Gators and Furs (replay) w/ artist Jamea Richmond-Edwards

podcast April 28, 2023

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The Noize is giving you a special episode replay with one of the best contemporary artists in the game, Jamea Richmond-Edwards. The 7 Mile girl, joins the podcast to talk about her amazing mixed media work. Her work centers Black women fully and unapologetically. She crafts narratives around her life experiences growing up in Detroit in the ’90s. We talk about her inspirations from Ebony magazine spreads to Howard and beyond. It’s another great conversation with one of the best contemporary Black artists in the world. Listen, subscribe and share!

Episode 168 topics include:

AFRICobra influences

embracing color

being a Black Indigenous woman

spiritual energy in art

symbols in Jamae’s work

using women as subjects

growing up in Detroit in the 1990s

the power of style

Jamea Richmond-Edwards graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Jackson State University in 2004 where she studied painting and drawing. She went on to earn an MFA from Howard University in 2012. She offers a repertoire of portraits of women drawn using ink, graphite, and mixed media collage. Richmond-Edward’s work has garnered the attention of various art critics including in the Washington Post and the Huffington Post’s “Black Artists: 30 Contemporary Art Makers Under 40 You Should Know”. Richmond-Edwards has exhibited her artwork nationally and internationally including the Delaware Art Museum, California African American Museum, Charles Wright Museum in Detroit, MI, and Galerie Myrtis In Baltimore Maryland. Her works are in the permanent collection of private collectors across the country including the Embassy of the United States in Dakar, Senegal.

See more: www.jamearichmondedwards.com + @jamearichmondedwards

Presented by: Black Art In America

Read the Studio Noize Artist Feature

Artist Jamea Richmond-Edwards: Story of a 7 Mile Girl

Episode Transcript

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