2022 Featured Artist - Amiri Gueka Farris

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Amiri Geuka Farris is a contemporary, multidisciplinary artist whose wide range of work encompasses painting, drawing, video, performance, and installation. Farris' works are full of intimate, personal experiences, and his art examines issues such as race, culture, memory and perception. Farris is known for dynamic, powerful artwork that combines an alluring blend of vivid colors and layered textures.

Farris has been featured in over 50 solo and juried exhibitions internationally, including Washington DC, National African American Museum of History and Culture. Amiri received his MFA in painting, following his BFA in illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). His academic appointments include Professor of Fine Arts and Foundations and Graphic Design at University of South Carolina, Beaufort, Georgia Southern University, and Savannah State University.