Kenya (Robinson)

Kenya Robinson (c) 2009
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Kenya (Robinson) is a self-taught artist from Gainesville, Florida. Inspired by a rich social community, her work is influenced by the use of mass consumer items as art material. A resident of Brooklyn, New York, she is expanding her studio practice to include site-specific installation, printmaking, and sound-performance art. Her debut exhibition, HAIRPOLITIC: The Pursuit of Nappiness, was at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts in 2008. A current resident of LMCC's WorkSpace program, a recipient of a Brooklyn Arts Council Re-Grant, and funded by the Hudson Country Office of Art and Culture, for her curatorial work: AfricanAmericana, she continues to explore various modes of creativity.