Artist Bios

Kara Walker

Kara Walker is best known for her investigation of race, gender, sexuality, and violence through silhouetted papercut figures. Her panoramic friezes of black figures against white wall, large scale drawings, video animation, shadow puppets, and “magic lantern” projections, reflect the history of American slavery and contemporary racism. In 2014, her installation A Subtlety… commissioned by

Ada Trillo

Ada Trillo is a photographer and painter, exploring cultural heritage of Mexico and Southwest where she was born. She has a BA in Fashion Design from Istituto Marangoni, Milan, Italy and BA in Marketing from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Trillo’s photographs have been reviewed in The Huffington Post, CBS Philly, Philadelphia Weekly, Al Dia News,

Andrea Bowers

Andrea Bowers is a social practice artist who employs a variety of mediums including drawing, installation, and video. Focused on the convergence of art and activism, she addresses topics ranging from environmental activism to immigration and workers’ rights to AIDS, gender discrimination, and rape. Her recent solo exhibitions include: Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2017; Contemporary

Sonya Kelliher-Combs

An artist of mixed decent: Iñupiaq from the North Slope of Alaska, Athabascan from the Interior, German and Irish, Sonya Kelliher-Combs uses imagery and symbols that speak about culture and the life of her ancestors, and marginalization and the struggles of Indigenous peoples. She participated in numerous group exhibitions, including at SITE Santa Fe, 2016;


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