portrait of Makeda Lewis taken by Luke Beard at MINT Gallery in Atlanta, GA

 

        Makeda Lewis is an artist, curator and program coordinator living and working out of Atlanta. Since publishing her coloring book, Avie's Dreams, she has curated for MINT Gallery, Dashboard, and Swan Coach House Gallery as well as showing her own work including but not limited to Good Year Arts in Charlotte, NC, and Frontviews in Berlin, Germany. Alongside her artistic practice, she is focused on engaging the public with art and art history in interesting and nuanced ways. This is the main focus of her programming work--to learn and share information and build appreciation in a way that is impactful and transcends the barriers many have to approaching art.

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