Every month She Created iT Highlights a phenomenal female artist. For the month of October the She Created iT Artist Spotlight is on Grace Kisa.
GRACE KISA is a native of Nairobi, Kenya. She moved with her family to the United States in 1978. Grace was educated at The Art Institute in Atlanta, where she received an Associates in Art Degree. She currently lives and works in Atlanta.
" Making art for me is a journey of exploration, both inward and outwardly. This voyage of discovery often leads me to places I could not initially have predicted I would end up." I work on two dimensional, and three dimensional pieces, and the materials that I use vary just as greatly. Often the work is referenced from my own experiences. From the movies that I see to the music that I listen to. From the books that I read, to the places that I travel to. These elements and many others become the basis for my reinterpretation of the world around us. By taking what is familiar and making it new, I am attempting to create a narrative that engages history, myth, social awareness, and a touch of whimsy."
More art work from Grace's collection can be found HERE On Flickr.
Grace's Exhibitions include:
1994-M-Print Fine Art- Atlanta Georgia
1995-Tina’s Gallery-Potomac, Maryland
1996-Diaspora Arts Gallery- Atlanta, Georgia
1997-Art Station Art Center- Stone Mountain, Georgia
1998- Emerald City Art- Marietta., Georgia
1999- Fine Art Images- Richmond, Virginia
1999-2009- National Black Fine Art Show
2000- Galerie 500- Washington D.C.
2001- Carolyn Waller Gallery- Nashville ,Tennessee
2002- Artist’s Showcase Gallery- Atlanta, Georgia
2003- The Raiford Gallery- Alpharetta, Georgia
2006- Just Lookin’ Gallery- Hagerstown, Maryland
2007- Gallery Serengeti- Capitol Heights, Maryland
2008- Studio Clout- Atlanta, Georgia
2009- Stuart McLean Gallery- Atlanta, Georgia
2010- Avisca Gallery- Marietta, Georgia
2012-Contemporaries, Morgan State University-Baltimore Md.
Steed Media Group
Hartsfield/ Jackson International Airport
Upscale Magazine Corporate Offices
Art Station Art Center
You can find out more about Grace, Her work, and the She Created iT organization at shecreatedit.info For exhibition and general inquiries e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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