Meet today's most compelling artists and explore their work as they take you on a creative journey sure to inspire your imagination and appreciation for the visual arts.

Featured Artist Maya Freelon Asante

Maya Freelon Asante

Bleeding tissue paper bright and brilliant, artist Maya Freelon Asante expands traditional art boundaries and shares her unique mixed-media work around the world. Her unique tissue paper artwork has been described by the International Review of African American Art as "a vibrant, beating assemblage of color." Her massive tissue paper sculpture Ubuntu is part of the permanent art collection of the US Embassy in Madagascar. She has also exhibited at US Embassies in Italy, Jamaica, Swaziland and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in D.C. Her work is part of the critically acclaimed exhibition, Material Girls which premiered at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore, MD and is currently traveling around the nation. Maya has attended numerous residencies including Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Korobitey Institute in Ghana and Branywine Workshop. She is currently a resident artist at the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower in Baltimore, Maryland where she participates in monthly open studios.

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