Artrepreneur Series Featuring Shaunda Holloway

Partner Hosted

Event recommended by MakeHaven but organized by a partner organization.

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join Eric Rey as he interviews New Haven locals who are both artists and entrepreneurs, talking about their journeys and lives in the Artrepreneur world.

In this event, Rey will interview artist & MakeHaven member & board member Shaunda Holloway! Learn more about Shaunda and her work at


(Note: if you have trouble with Zoom NHFPL is also showing this live on their Facebook!)

Artist Bio/Statement:

I am here, here I am, and I have been here….

Shaunda Holloway’s own words best summarize the essence of both her work and life; the New Haven artist’s mixed-media prints and collages depict the artist’s passion for and use of material process as a vehicle for the exploration of emotional states alongside personal and cultural identity. Block and screenprints on wood, linen, and found objects are combined with paint resulting in rich, immediate, and raw imagery that reflects on concepts of presence and representation -- as the artist herself states, “I am here, here I am, and I have been here.” Words are integral to Holloway’s overall creative practice, whether combined in her visual artwork or as part of her poetry or spoken word -- all providing fertile poetic ground for the artist to tell her own story.

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