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Happy Hour with Glyneisha Johnson

August 21 @ 5:00 pm 7:00 pm

Photo of Glyneisah Johnson wearing a white blouse and gold hoop earrings standing in front of one of her paintings.

Kick off Glyneisha Johnson’s artist residency at AMFA with a social hour featuring a playlist curated by Glyneisha and a specialty cocktail inspired by her favorite drink.

Guests will have the opportunity to visit with Glyneisha, ask questions about her artistic practice, and learn more about the work she plans to create during her time at the Museum.

Glyneshia Johnson is an Artist-in-Residence at AMFA from August 12, 2024, to September 1, 2024.

About Glyneisha Johnson

Glyneisha is a poly-disciplinary artist, educator, and community caretaker archiving the inherent healing nature of matrilineal Blackness through processes of ethical collaboration informed by Black feminist scholarship. She organizes workshops, spaces for communal reflection, produces publications, living archives, installation and exhibition work examining the public and private experiential nature of the Black Interior as a source of refuge, healing, and imagination.

She is co-founder of Strange Fruit Femmes, a Black and Brown femme lead collective that provides free programming for youth and adults centering transformative healing through the arts. Glyneisha is a 2020 Charlotte St Award Fellow and recipient of the 2020 Byron C. Cohen Award. She has exhibited, presented, and been in residence at Art Omi, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Juanita J. Craft residency, The Nerman Museum for Contemporary Art, SCAD Museum of Art, Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield Museum of Art, and more.

The Artist-in-Residence program is supported by the John and Robyn Horn Foundation.


August 21
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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