Painter Monica Ikegwu’s goal is to take “ordinary people and make them [into] art in the ordinary clothes that they're wearing. [The subjects themselves are] nothing special, but then it becomes art.”
Brown’s installation and photography work, which asks her audience “to confront race and identity in modern terms,” challenges some viewers to recognize microaggressions they may not have previously considered.
Jessica Stafford Davis, a Virginia-based curator, collector, and philanthropist, worked as an executive at AOL until 2013. As a young collector, she witnessed firsthand the nearly unnavigable space of the ...