Visual Art: Shanequa Gay
Shanequa Gay – Shanequa Gay, an Atlanta native, has drawn praise and critical acclaim for her depictions of southern life and black women. Her current traveling exhibition, The FAIR GAME Project, is her advocacy on behalf of African-American males.
She has exhibited her work at prestigious venues and events including the Chattanooga African American Museum, the Hunter Museum of American Art, the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Emory University, Mason Murer Gallery, and the National Black Arts Festival. Her work is among the private collections of actor Samuel L. Jackson, musician/songwriter Leon Russell, event planner to the stars Preston Bailey, and as part of the permanent collection for SCAD Hong Kong.
In 2013, she was chosen by Low Country Luxe and The Congressional Club to create an illustration of the White House, which was featured as packaging for the 2013 First Lady’s Luncheon hostess gift. First Lady Michelle Obama and more than 1,800 attendees received the gift.
Atlanta, GA | http://www.shanequagay.com