Rise Through Rage


Chiarra Hughes (2020)
96″ x 48″
Acrylic on plywood

In stock

SKU: CH-plywood-01 Categories: , Tags: ,

Bio: African American, female artist and Hudson, NY native. Engaged in artistry and design--acrylics on canvas, and digital art, known for apparel and commissioned pieces, ie. large murals and serials

Website: https://chimbaart.wixsite.com/chimba
Instagram: @Chimbaart
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Artist Statement: My artwork takes a critical view of social, political and cultural issues.  Referencing American history, my work explores the varying relationships between popular culture and fine art. Having engaged subjects as diverse as the civil rights movement, Jazz music, African inspired dance and the current political climate. My work reproduces familiar visual signs, arranging them into new conceptually layered installations. While I use a variety of materials and processes in each project my methodology is consistent. Although there may not always be material similarities between the different projects they are linked by recurring formal concerns and through the subject matter