Tawny Chatmon

Inheritance

December 14 - March 22, 2020

Tawny Chatmon’s work is a celebration of the beauty of African American children and maternal and familial bonds. Chatmon derives purpose to create from her experience as the mother of three children.

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“As the mother of three children, the primary theme that drives my current art practice is celebrating the beauty of African American children, maternal relationships and familial bonds. Presently I am drawn to creating portraits that are loosely inspired by works painted during the 15th-19th centuries with the specific intent of bringing to the forefront faces that were often under-celebrated in this style of work.”

–Tawny Chatmon