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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 Grayson finds the media, literature, and historical references to be her main sources of inspiration.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 express the challenge of political and societal issues embedded in the Black experience.

Education

Savannah State University, Bachelors of Fine Art ,2017

Savannah College of Art and Design, Masters of Fine Art,2022

Exhibitions

2021 Mocha and Melainin

         Cleo the Gallery, Abode Studios, Savannah GA.

2018 Sound of the LowCountry

         Coastal Sound Gallery, Port Royal SC

2017  "Manifest"

          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

Collections

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