Jeffrey Kent

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City Paper, November 24, 2015
Jeffrey Kent closes SubBasement Studios by Rebekah Kirkman

In paint-splattered, brown work boots, clean black jeans, and a black Andy Warhol T-shirt (neatly tucked in), Jeffrey Kent hops down a couple of steps into the main area of the dimly lit gallery. “Watch your step, everywhere in here,” he warns me.
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Gay Life Magazine, 2013
Local Artist’s New Series Critiques Anti-Marriage Equality Sentiment by Querin Brown

…The vision for Jeffrey’s most recent series, Preach!, was sparked shortly after the 2008 presidential election. Kent was inspired by stories of the African-American voting statistics for California’s Proposition 8, a measure that banned gay marriage in the Golden State…
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Juxta Positions, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), 2012
Jeffrey Kent Show Argues for Marriage Equality as a Civil Right

Solo show curated by the Exhibition Development Seminar at MICA, Baltimore-based artist Jeffrey Kent uses racially charged imagery to criticize what he sees as some of the opinions maintained within the black Christian community on marriage equality for same-sex couples.
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The Chestertown Spy, 2014
Review: Jeffrey Kent and Warren Lyons at the Kohl by Mary McCoy

The show presents the work of two African-American artists, Jeffrey Kent of Baltimore and Warren Lyons who lives and works on Staten Island. It’s a stimulating juxtaposition. Kent, the younger of the two, creates mixed media paintings and sculptures full of color, activity and iconic images from the slave era to present.
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