Hear from the Artist

In this six-minute video, artist and community activist Ekua Holmes shares memories and experiences that influenced her distinctive vision and commitment to Black imagery: growing up in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, going to the MFA as a child, and visiting family in Arkansas. See Holmes’s vibrant artwork revealing stories of self-determination, love, and community through January 23, 2022, in “Paper Stories, Layered Dreams: The Art of Ekua Holmes.”