Virtual Art Salon with Kelly Taylor Mitchell
August 13, 2020
Our Virtual Art Salon will be held online using the video conferencing platform Zoom.
The Virtual Art Salon welcomes all artists, art students, educators, and enthusiasts. This week, Kelly Taylor Mitchell will present her work in conversation with Artistic Director of Painting, Drawing & Printmaking, Elizabeth Ferrill. We invite you to join us!
Please contact Leah Aegerter at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Kelly Taylor Mitchell (she/her, b. 1994.) is an artist and educator who lives and works in Atlanta, GA where she is currently an Artist-in-Residence with the Studio Artist Program at The Atlanta Contemporary and a Working Artist Project Fellow with The Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia. Kelly is an Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture and the Art Program Director at Spelman College. Kelly has participated in residencies at The Minnesota Center for Book Arts and Anderson Ranch and she is an upcoming Artist-in-Residence at Women’s Studio Workshop. Kelly’s multidisciplinary practice centers oral history and ancestral memory woven into the fabric of the Africana Diaspora, in order to present speculative futures, specifically related to concepts of community autonomy, swamp marronage, and inherited identity. Utilizing printmaking, papermaking, sculpture, and textiles her work manifests as immersive installations, performative objects, and partnered artists books offering a venue for the sensorial –specifically smell- to connect to, convey, and reimagine rituals and rites of autonomous kin, collectives, and individuals of the Africana Diaspora.