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Black Women of Print: A Virtual Studio Visit and Conversation (Virtual Event)

Join us for a conversation and virtual studio visits with the founder and artists of Black Women of Print (BWoP). BWoP was founded in 2018 by Tanekeya Word to promote Black women printmakers who have been underrepresented in the discipline of printmaking. Featuring: Tanekeya Word, Founder, Executive Director, Black Women of Print; Leslie Diuguid, artist; Delita Martin, artist; and introductions by Ann Marshall, Durham Press.

Tanekeya Word
BWoP founder, Tanekeya Word, is a Black woman, visual artist, art educator, scholar, and fine art printmaker based in Milwaukee, WI. She earned a BA in English and Afro-American Studies, 2006, from Howard University and an MA in Arts Management from American University and she is currently an Urban Education Ph.D. dissertator with a specialization in Critical Race Theory in Art Education.

Leslie Diuguid
Diuguid is the founder and master printer of Du-Good Press, a fine art printing platform founded in 2017. She works collaboratively for artists at Powerhouse Arts on large scale projects involving screenprinting fine art along with maintaining her own business. She earned a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2009.

Delita Martin
Martin received a BFA in Drawing from Texas State University and an MFA in Printmaking from Purdue University.
Relevant research areas: North America, Contemporary

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