404 Artwork Not Found explores the process of making from an emotional standpoint, highlighting the highs, lows, and challenges of bringing a new project to fruition. This story is told through the use of a multitude of different mediums from painting, to digital art, to installation. While this is investigated from the artist’s unique perspective, the themes examined can be very real aspects of any creative process. Viewers are invited to actively engage in the work; sharing their own personal stories and venturing beyond the role of a passive onlooker. This show takes a “glass half full” approach to taming artist’s block; creating a fun and interactive environment for vulnerability and inspiration.
Genifer Fraser is a Maryland-based community artist and educator who uses a multitude of mediums and expressive colors to create paintings, installations, and immersive experiences.
In 2016, she graduated with a B.A. in Art History, a second major in African American Studies, a minor in History, and a certificate in Community Engagement from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has always sought out ways to marry her passion for the arts and affinity for learning with conscious social engagement. In 2021, she earned her MFA in Community Arts at the Maryland Institute College of Art and completed two terms in the Community Art Collaborative AmeriCorps Program as the Community Artist in Residence at Port Discovery Children’s Museum. In addition to creating public art and exhibiting in shows, recent projects have included programs developed with the EYL365 Project, The Greenmount West Community Center, and Jubilee Arts to name a few. She hopes to continue to expand her craft, pushing the themes of her work with the goals of meaningful social engagement and empathy building in mind.Learn More