Las Vegas, NV
I am a multidisciplinary artist focused mainly in ceramic arts, but also drawing/painting, and jewelry making.
Ato Arinze is the co-founder and co-ordinator of the most popular Art Group in Lagos - Artzero Group. Born in the mid 60's, from Onitsha in Anambra state, he has participated in many exhibition both within and outside the country with his work well represented in private and public collections. With over 27 years of studio practice as a Ceramics Sculptor, his love for the Clay medium and perfection in handling the material has endeared him in the minds of Art Patrons.
Malene Barnett is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist, and textile designer, based in Brooklyn, New York. She is also the founder of the Black Artist + Designers Guild, a curated collective of independent black artists, makers, and designers. Malene is interested in finding ways to define the black narrative while raising awareness about racial inequality in America. Her artistic practice is inseparable from her work as an activist. Through her sculptural ceramic tiles and vessels, mixed media paintings and handwoven rugs, she shares her African heritage with a global audience.
Malene Barnett Inc
Ultimately, I am interested in the development of interiority on a continuum with exteriority. Equilibrium and balance, visual or literal, appear where it seems none can be attained. My work primarily critiques traditions, broadly defined.
Massachusetts College of Art
I'm a self taught hand builder still learning and growing. Interested in the intersection of functional and silly art
My practice is heavily influenced by who I am as a female artist, mother, and teacher. My work bridges various aspects from figurative to abstraction, using clay and wood to create three-dimensional work to paintings. African influences, as
MALIKA JACKSON - FINE ART
My work rests at the intersection of color, texture, and function. Each piece is primarily thrown on the wheel and then carved or impressed. Every line and circle are unique and intentional.
Greta Michelle Joachim
Trinidad and Tobago
Greta started as an oil painter, fell in love with clay and hasn't looked back. Her aims through her pieces to elevate the experience of eating and drinking through handmade. She draws inspiration from childhood memories and experiences.
New Orleans, LA
MaPó Kinnord grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. She received her first training in ceramics through Cleveland’s Quaker-founded alternative high school, the School on Magnolia. She apprenticed with several production potters before receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Massachusetts College of Art in 1984. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Ohio State University in 1994. Arriving in New Orleans in 1995, she now serves as an Associate Professor of Art at Xavier University. A well-respected educator, Kinnord has taught workshops at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine and the Penland School of Craft in North Carolina, as well as the Kambe no Sato Arts Center in Matsue, Japan. She has researched the traditional and contemporary art of Ghana and has produced video documentation of the traditional pottery, kiln building and ceramic architecture of Northern Ghana, West Africa.
Los Angeles, CA
I am a young 22 year old looking to be inspired and influenced by some of the most beautiful and most close to my culture
David MacDonald received his BS in Art Education from Hampton University; and his MFA from the University of Michigan. In 1971 he joined the faculty of the School of Art at Syracuse University, retiring in 2008. His work has been featured in several ceramic textbooks and magazines. He has also been featured in several nationally televised programs; such as, HGTV’s “Modern Masters” and PBS’s “A Craftsmen’s Legacy”. He has been given a number of awards by various national arts organizations such as, National Conference for the Education in the Ceramics Arts’ “Excellence in Teaching Award” and the National Crafts Council’s “Master Craftsman Award”.
Since his retirement he has been active lecturing across the country and working in his studio creating his signature ceramic works.
David MacDonald Pottery
Tamiel McKee Bey
Black Voices United is an artist collective that centers the African and African American experience. We organize as a collective to support other creatives in developing their craft, monetizing their gifts and expanding their networks.
Black Voices United Artists Collective