Artist Profile

Artist Profile

A Conversation with the Painter on the Pleasure of Process, Invigorating the Ordinary, and Etheric Bodies

For Chabwera, painting is an opportunity to turn inwards and reflect on the mind, body, and self. She then gradually externalizes those reflections through a singular piece or series.

A Conversation with the Multimedia Artist and Activist on Her Dear Black Girl Project and the Power of Making Space for Community

"I was raised by a village and grew up in a multicultural environment, so community is the secret to my work's success."

Women’s Autonomy and Safe Spaces: Erin Fostel, Lynn McCann-Yeh, and Cara Ober

In Conjunction with BmoreArt’s C+C Exhibit featuring Fostel’s charcoal drawings of women’s bedrooms, a conversation with the Co-Director of the Baltimore Abortion Fund

How Happenstance, a First Memory, and Improvisation Shaped Who the Artist is Today

Wendel Patrick is an associate professor of music engineering at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University; he is also a composer, producer, beatmaker, pianist, sonic architect, photographer, and videographer. But how has he sustained a career with such a diverse breadth of work?

The Vocalist Reflects on Three Decades of Growth, Songwriting, the American Dream, and Going Home to Family in Japan

"If I were genuinely paralyzed by my own criticism, I probably wouldn't be able to do anything. I would stop myself. But there is always a moment when I forget about everything else, I forget about time, and I put down whatever I have in my mind. That is music for me."

Chefs Catina Smith and Kiah Gibian Nourish Community with Shared Kitchen

Shared commercial kitchens have long been used to create positive economic, environmental, health, and social effects for communities—a mission that Our Time Kitchen hopes to foster in Baltimore.

Love Groove Festival Founder and City Connect Changemaker on His Multi-Faceted Approach to Producing Music and Empowering Community

At 24 years old, Tyler is a prolific musician, producer, and festival organizer.

How the Painter Embarks Upon the Physical and Psychological Cosmos

Like his artwork, Alli offers a glimpse into the boundless potential of the human imagination.

Thoughts Inspired by the Enoch Pratt Library’s 36th Annual Booklovers' Breakfast

This, the Pratt’s 36th Breakfast, was to be my first. And so, with little idea of what to expect, I daydreamed about Jesmyn and me sitting across a fancy table, spearing pancakes and passing the bacon whilst talking about characters we had yet to bring to life.

Artists-in-Residence, strikeWare, Hold a Mirror to Loyola University's Past in Unrested, a new exhibit

The artist collective—composed of Mollye Bendell, Christopher Kojzar, and JLS Gangwisch—uses technology and storytelling for a compelling and well-rounded examination of institutional history

Pablo Helguera in Conversation with Rebecca Uchill

Helguera integrates playful formats with serious topics in his new work, Flor de Juegos Antiguos, created for the BMA’s new Joseph Education Center Experience Gallery

Director Ramona S. Diaz Makes the Exclusive Program with Natalie Jasmine Harris, Natalie Rae, and Angela Patton

“Surreal.” That’s how Baltimore-based film director Ramona S. Diaz described the feeling she had when she answered the phone call in November from the Sundance Film Festival letting her know that her documentary had been selected to premiere. 

Jason Steer comes to Baltimore by way of New York and London

Steer plans to build on CA's programmatic and fiscal strength, looking to build new structures for long-term thinking.

Michael Anthony Farley and Lexie Mountain Get Art School Confidential on the Intermedia and Digital Arts Program

When UMBC reached out to BmoreArt to help spread the word about the program, I thought immediately about Lexie and our decision to apply together years ago. The current round of applications for IMDA close on February 1st, and I thought it would be useful for potential candidates to hear our stories

Jackie Milad and Marnie Ellen Hertzler Receive Prestigious National Grant

Filmmaker Marnie Ellen Hertzler and mixed-media artist Jackie Milad have each received an unrestricted $50,000 for projects through the 2024 “Wild Futures: Art, Culture, Impact” granting initiative.

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