Adrian Brandon is a Brooklyn-based artist whose work focuses on the Black experience and raising awareness of the injustices the Black community faces.
Gregory Prescott is a self-taught photographer who focuses on the beauty and sensuality of the human form.
Christa David is a public health researcher turned collage artist and painter. She works to tell the stories of Black and Brown people.
Ashley Johnson is a multidisciplinary artist living in North Carolina. Her work explores Black and Southern femininity, identity, and culture with mixed media.
Uzo Njoku was born in Nigeria and currently lives in New York City. She works in oil paint, acrylic and collage to create colorful paintings and design products.
Kirth Bobb is a photographer born in Guyana and now based in Washington, D.C., finding beauty in what may be considered the mundane.
Jamie Bonfiglio is a painter and muralist based in Birmingham, Alabama who specializes in bright, abstract portraits.
Photographer Bernard Essiful moved to the U.S. from Ghana in 2006, ultimately establishing a collective of creators in LA and is currently studying at Howard University.
Domonique Brown is a contemporary pop artist based in California. She employs markers, acrylics, and digital graphic design in her illustrative portraits.
Tom Harris is a fine art photographer based in the Washington, D.C. area.
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