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self-love
wire
72 x 24 x 12 inches
2018
African-Americans will always be present. We are a mighty people.  We create culture. We are inventors, creators, innovators. Our ancestors had everything stripped away when we were enslaved and yet still we rise -- gloriously, gracefully, powerfully.
wire
60 x 21 x 11 inches
2019
I am a black wave in a white sea. Always seen and unseen. – Nayyirah Waheed The nation's answer to the question 'Who is black?" has long been that a black is any person with any known African black ancestry. This definition reflects the long experience wi
wire
41 x 32 x 15 inches
2019
“You see, baby, you have to protect yourself. If you don’t protect yourself, you look like a fool asking somebody else to protect you.” I thought about that for a second. She was right. A woman needs to support herself before she asks anyone else to suppo
wire
44 x 29 x 11 inches
2018
This is for Jazmine Barnes. Nia Wilson. Sandra Bland. Victims of R. Kelly.  Girls and women stolen, abused, exploited, degraded, killed. "The most disrespected woman in America, is the Black woman, the most un-protected person in America is the Black woma
wire
30 x 30 x 7 inches
2019
"Wade in the water  Children wade, in the water God's gonna trouble the water"   Ancestral trauma is real. It erodes  the spirit like water eating away at raw metal.
wire
41 x 22 x 12 inches
2017
faith
wire
2017
love
wire
2017
hope
wire
2017
God's gonna trouble the water
wire
46 in. x 16 in. x 9 in.
2017
striving, transforming
wire
38 in. (h) x 14 in. (w) x  8 in. (d)
2014
grace shines upon me
wire
65 in. (h) x 32 in. (w) x 10 in. (d)
2014
grace shines upon me (additional view)
wire
65 in. (h) x 32 in. (w) x 10 in. (d)
2017
I am here.
wire
30 in. (h) x 26 in. (w) x 19 in. (d)
2014
the grace of strength
wire
42 in. (h) x 19 in. (w) x 10 in. (d)
2014
crowning glory
wire, synthetic hair
46 in. (h) x 21 in. (w) x 6 in. (d)
2011
crowning glory (detail)
wire, synthetic hair
46 in. (h) x 21 in. (w) x 6 in. (d)
2011
unexpected beauty
wire
58 in. (h) x 38 in. (d) x 18 in. (w)
2013
the living dress (b/w)
wire
42 in. (h) x 24 in. (w) x 8 in. (d)
2017
the living dress (side angle)
wire
42 in. (h) x 24 in. (w) x 8 in. (d)
2016
the living dress (on display)
wire
42 in. (h) x 24 in. (w) x 8 in. (d)
2017
looking for love
wire
33 in. (h) x 18 in. (w) x 32 in. (d)
2014
life's longing
wire
38 in. (h) x 36 in. (w) x 31 in. (d)
2014
cat on a hot tin roof
wire
39 in. (h) x 19 in. (w) x 8 in. (d)
2013
under the surface
wire
41 in. (h) x 14 in. (w) x  8 in. (d)
2014
wire, sculpture, San Francisco artist, Kristine Mays, dresses
wire
44 in. (h) x 21 in. (w) x 9 in. (d)
2014
2017
2019