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.
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.
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…