Stephanie J. Woods is a multi-media artist from Charlotte NC creating textile, photography, video, and community-engaged projects. Through the use of symbolic materials and imagery referencing black american culture and the southern experience, her body of work examines the cognitive effects of forced cultural assimilation, and how performance is ingrained in identity. Woods earned an MFA in Studio Art from UNC Greensboro and is the recipient of several residencies and fellowships; including Halcyon Arts Lab nine month art and social impact fellowship, the Fine Arts Work Center seven month visual artist fellowship, ACRE Residency, the McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Oxbow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, and Penland School of Crafts. Her work has also been notably recognized by the Chenven Foundation, the South Arts state fellowship, and the NC. Arts Council Fellowship.
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June 10, 2020