Amiri Farris


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Amiri Farris
About the author

Amiri Geuka Farris is a contemporary artist who uses a wide range of work encompassing painting, drawing, video, performance and installation. Farris’ works are full of intimate personal experiences and his art examines issues such as diaspora, culture, memory and perception. Farris’ work has been featured in more than 50 solo and juried exhibitions worldwide, including in Washington, D.C. When asked about his inspiration, Farris explains, “I like to see artwork that will take one medium and use it to do something else. Artwork that is bold, expressive and completely different.” A alumnus of the Savannah college of art and design and foundation studies professor, Farris (M.F.A., painting, 2006; B.F.A., illustration, 1997) lives and works in Bluffton, South Carolina.