Artist Talk: Tuesday, February 7 at 7pm
Hamiltonian welcomes Nakeya Brown and Christie Neptune for an artist talk on their latest series of work and current exhibitions in the gallery, Some Assembly Required and Ms. _______ (Interior).
Nakeya Brown (b. Santa Maria, CA, 1988) holds an MFA in Photography from The George Washington University (Washington, DC) and a BA in Visual Arts and Journalism & Media Studies from Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ). She has exhibited in solo and two-person exhibitions at the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI (2017); Paul Robeson Cultural Center, East Lansing, MI (2016) and Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2015). Brown has been featured in various online and publications including ARTS.BLACK, New York Mag, Saint Heron, Dazed & Confused, The Fader, NYLON, Hysteria and Elephant.
Christie Neptune (b. Brooklyn, NY, 1986) works primarily with film, photography, and mixed media to create provocative images that challenge the limits of self within the collective world. Neptune holds a BA from Fordham University (New York, NY). Her films and photography have been included in shows at the Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (2016); A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2016); Yeelen Gallery, Miami, FL (2015) and UnionDocs, Brooklyn, NY (2015). She has been featured in publications including The Creator’s Project and Juxtapoze Magazine. Neptune will be a participant in the 2017 Artist In Marketplace (AIM) program at the Bronx Museum of Arts, and she is a current Hamiltonian Fellow.
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