Embroidery artist Jennifer Markowitz uses thread to inspect feelings of dislocation. Her ongoing series titled Fleshmap: My Embroidered, Bipolar Geographies, maps the geography of her own bipolar disorder since 1985. Her hand embroidered panels encompass images and text pulled from memories, traumas, confusions, and artifacts. This body of work invites the viewer to travel through an unflinching navigation between memory and pace.
Julia Caston creates interactive experiences for people based on concepts of belonging, privilege, humor, compassion, and interpersonal communication. Her practice encompasses drawing, sculpture, and performance art.
Raleigh native André Leon Gray is a self-trained artist who works in a variety of media to examine the impact of history on present day power structures and social hierarchies. He transforms mundane objects and materials into powerful social commentaries to encourage conversations among his diverse audience.
Sally Van Gorder is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice investigates the intersections of identity, self-representation and social structures. Using a wide range of media and systems of collection, documentation and classification, Van Gorder creates work that addresses impermanence and
autobiography in domestic environments.