Jamea Richmond-Edwards

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Artist and Makers, Winter 2015
Jamea Richmond-Edwards, Telling stories in portraits.

I have been interested in portraiture, specifically of women, since I began drawing at age 3. I’ve always been aesthetically drawn to dark skin, so I typically draw my figures in black ink on gray paper, or black ink on black paper.
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Huffington Post, February 26, 2013
Black Artists: 30 Contemporary Art Makers Under 40 You Should Know

article features artwork by Jamea Richmond-Edwards
As Black History Month comes to a close, we’ve picked 30 young black artists who are contributing to the ongoing conversation of race and representation in contemporary art.
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International Review of African American Art, 2013
Family Turmoil Was The Creative Spark For A Young Artist by Marlisa Sanders

When Jamea Richmond was about seven years old she and her older brother and his best friend were walking home from school, and passed a “beautiful abandoned” church. But that day, they saw something no child should ever see. “I remember a prostitute giving a man ‘favors’ on the side of the building,” Edwards recalls…
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