EXHIBITION: JOHANNES JAMES BARFIELD
OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21, 6-8 PM
JOHANNES JAMES BARFIELD is a multimedia artist from Winston-Salem, NC who works in photography, sculpture, video and sound installations. His work revolves around the black American experience and how institutions and systems of power and influence are connected to the amplification and nullification of blackness. Johannes received an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Photography + Film and a BFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in New Media + Design. He is the recipient of several fellowships and residencies including the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship which is awarded to programs and people who show exceptional promise in the arts, The Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship in Provincetown, MA, The Lighthouse Works Fellowship in Fisher Island, NY, the ACRE Residency in Steuben, WI, and the MASS MoCA Residency in North Adams, MA.