2018 Fellow


Interdisciplinary Artist


To reconcile the misconceptions of Black American culture.

Photo by Dana Damewood

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Graduating Cum Laude from University of Iowa with an MFA Barber uses interdisciplinary art practices to articulate various testimonies within and surrounding Black America. Selected exhibitions include but are not limited to Englert Theatre (Iowa City, IA), Museum of Science (Chicago), Public Artwork on Atlanta BeltLine (Atlanta, GA), Rialto Theatre (Atlanta, GA), Lexington Theatre (Kentucky), Mason Murer Gallery (Atlanta, GA), Gallery 4731 (Detroit, MI), Levitt Gallery, (Iowa City).

As an interdisciplinary visual artist, he works to reconcile the misconceptions of Black American culture by using popular cultural references in a visual art context to disentangle stereotypes from truth.

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