Kayla Grayson, B.F.A. Fine Artist
Kayla Grayson is a Multi-Disciplinary artist born and raised in Beaufort, SC, the area lovingly referred to as "The Lowcountry". Grayson is a graduate of the illustrious Savannah State University in Savannah, GA. Grayson utilizes her interest in culture and identity by examining commonalities in cultural development throughout the African diaspora with the pointed aim of highlighting the beauty of black bodies and black culture alike. Grayson finds the media, literature, and historical references to be her main sources of inspiration. She uses her art to expore the novolties embeded in the Black experience.
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Savannah State University, Bachelors of Fine Art ,2017
Savannah College of Art and Design, Masters of Fine Art,2022
2021 Mocha and Melainin
Cleo the Gallery, Abode Studios, Savannah GA.
2018 Sound of the LowCountry
Coastal Sound Gallery, Port Royal SC
Senior Thesis Show " Gestures of Injustice "
Savanah State University Fine Arts Gallery, November 8th 2017
2017 Church Art Show
2016 National Alliance of Artist From Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Fayetteville University,Fayetteville ,NC
2016 Arts ob We people 20th Gullah Celebration
Coastal Carolina Arts Center , Hilton Head Island ,SC
2015 National Alliance Of Artist from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, “Afro-futurism”
Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley ,GA
2015 Art ob We People 18th Gullah Celebration,
Coastal Carolina Arts Center, Hilton Head , SC
Savannah State University , Fine Arts Department , Savannah, GA
Savannah State University, University Archives, Savannah , GA
Private Collection, Beaufort, SC
Private Collection, Greensboro,NC
Private Collection, High Point ,NC
Private Collection, Makanda, IL
Private Collections (7) , Atlanta ,GA
Private Collections , Maryland