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Louis "Ziggy" Tucker is an experienced photographer of Brine & Line Photography in Memphis, who over the years has specializes in dance/performing arts and aquatic portrait photography is pivoting as we've all done since the pandemic. Yet while based in Memphis, Tucker is now experimenting with videography and editing....
We’ve rounded up a list of three of the most influential Black-owned art galleries in town that you must follow and check out.
Photographer Catherine Elizabeth Patton focuses on the medium of the lens, and she has captured the imagination of the city’s community.
Acrylic and oil on cavas paiting titled “Emergence I” (2019) by Amarachi Odimba. Photo courtesy of Urevbu Contemporary.
When you come across any of our Artist of the Week’s paintings, you may feel like you’re immersed in a cosmic dream. And, you’d be pretty on the money. Many of Cristle Sims’ visuals are inspired by her dreams. Her use of purple, green and yellow contrast perfectly with...
Maria Amelia Park, also known as Maria Vu or Maria Leamon, is a talented voice actress, writer, producer and content creator. She’s lent her voice to many projects in the entertainment industry — including video games and animated TV series. In an industry that’s highly competitive with little diversity,...
Azra Nawal is a poet, R&B and neo-soul singer and, at times, visual artist. Born and raised in Memphis, Nawal’s creativity blossomed at a young age — putting pencil to paper to write poetry and literature. After joining the choir at Manor Lake Elementary, her love for music ignited....
Warn Wilson, Jr. may have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, but that degree isn’t what defines him.. By day, he’s an engineer working in the medical device field, but when he’s not at work, the Jackson, MS native is an author, artist, and an app creator.  Warn’s journey into...
Originally born in D.C., independent soul singer, Talibah Safiya was raised in Memphis and considers the city home. Immersed in a variety of musical genres as a child, a major influence in her life was her father who worked at local radio station 103.5FM. From a young age, her...
Memphis artist Jennifer Elaine creates powerful Afrocentric art designed to advocate, celebrate, and highlight black culture. Her talent and entrepreneurial mindset led her to open Orijennal Art Gallery - the first black female-owned art gallery in Cordova. She’s been featured on Grindset Podcast and was a featured artist at Visuals...
Jazmine N. Bailey is a prolific and elegant visual artist who creates stunning conversation starters. From her “Icons” collection to the intricate self-reflective pieces, each work of art makes a powerful statement. Her mission is to empower, encourage, and heal through art. As a major proponent of self care and...
Muralist Joseph Boyd’s skill surpasses what he can put on canvas. As the owner of Flight of Fancy The Gallery in Memphis, he’s also adept in business. His bold and lively pieces are so eye-catching, it’s gained him recognition by major organizations. He’s been commissioned by the American Cancer...
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