#AOTV2018 #featured artist
Phylicia C. Ghee | @phyliciaghee (b. 1988; Baltimore, MD, USA) is an interdisciplinary visual artist & photographer, who received her BFA in Photography with a Concentration in Curatorial Studies from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2010. Ghee’s artwork documents transition, explores healing, ritual, ceremony & personal rites of passage. Ghee is also interested in exploring time and the ephemeral nature of life. .
While photography & performance are central to her work, Ghee also works in video, fibers, mixed media, installation & painting. Ghee has curated and developed numerous exhibitions, events and public programs throughout Baltimore centered around issues of identity, healing and community. She has also exhibited her work at various galleries and museums throughout the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area and beyond. Some of these locations include The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Egyptian Embassy in Washington, DC, The Margulies Warehouse in Miami, Florida, Studio Art Centers International in Florence, Italy, and The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, where she was commissioned to create a large mixed media quilt for the museum’s private collection. .
Upon graduating from MICA in 2010, Ghee began her career as a full time artist & professional photographer, specializing in contemporary portrait photography. Her portraits speak to her love of experimentation and self-exploration. In 2015 Ghee served as Resident Healing Artist for a city-wide campaign called the New Day Campaign, which focused on bringing awareness and healing to behavioral health issues throughout Maryland. In 2017 Ghee received recognition from the First Lady Yumi Hogan & the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Behavioral Health Administration for her art and activism in raising awareness on issues surrounding mental illness and substance use.
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