My character sculptures are inspired by and reminiscent of my childhood memories and traditions & culture from my life experiences....
"Extra...Extra...Read All About It"
"A Piece Of Watermelon"
"Just Between Sisters"
"Me and My Blankie"
"The Evolution of Hip Hop...New Skool"
"The Evolution Of Hip Hop...Old Skool"
"African Tribal" Chess Set (Karo)
"Civil Rights" Chess Set...Radical vs Nonviolence
"Civil Rights" Chess Set (Radical)
"Civil Rights" Chess Set (Nonviolence)
This series is birthed out of the many years of oppression, inequality, injustice and killings of people of color in America.
Starting from the time of slavery, to the Civil Rights Movement; and present day profiling and genocide. The continued systematic racism is STILL very much present and just as much unconscionable, especially given the history of this country.
And for those who would argue that "All Lives Matter"...YES they do. However..."all lives" are not subjected to mass incarceration and being disproportionately murdered by law enforcement while unarmed...hence, the movement: "Black Lives Matter"...