She Rocks! Meet Denise Henley, Award Winning Portrait Artist

Born in Guyana, South America, Denise Henley first realized her artistic passion at the tender age of eight. She spent much of her young life immersed in drawing. As an adolescent, she moved to the United States to study art and after obtaining  a B.A in Visual Arts, went on to pursue a career as an artist. While she works in several mediums and subject-matters, Denise passion lies in capturing the beauty of the human figure. A constituent of realism, she … read more

The President’s Daughter: Meet Afuwa Granger, Visual Artist/Writer/Poet

Afuwa Granger is a visual artist, writer, and poet who uses her work to construct a visual language around intersections of identity, particularly race and gender. She was born in Guyana to current President, David Granger and First Lady, Sandra Granger.  Afuwa studied in Jamaica at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, and lives and creates her artwork in Vancouver, Canada. Afuwa’s  art is based on her family photos and the idea of the immigrant body. With many relatives across … read more

She Rocks! Keisha Scarville – A Passionate Fine Arts Photographer

Keisha Scarville is an accomplished and talented fine arts photographer.  Born in 1975 to a Guyanese father and mother,  she self-defines as Guyanese-American. Keisha spent her childhood in Brooklyn after her parent migrated to the United States in the late 1960s. She will be the first to admit that within the walls of her childhood home, her experience was still a Guyanese-centered one. Keisha earned a B.S. from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in 1998.  Her passion for the … read more

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