Amplifying Underrepresented Voices: Terrell Tilford's Mission

In this episode, host Rob Lee engages in a conversation with Terrell Tilford, founder and creative director of Band of Vices. They discuss the evolution of Terrell's work in uplifting and connecting culture and community, the impact of underrepresented voices in the creative industry, and the current state of Black art. Terrell shares his insights on staying adaptable and innovative, his upcoming projects, and the importance of supporting and empowering artists. 🎙️🎨

Episode Highlights:

-Terrell's journey as a social advocate for visual artists and the founding of Band of Vices (00:00:10)
-The evolution of Terrell's work in uplifting and connecting culture and community (00:03:47)
-The challenges and rewards of supporting underrepresented voices in the creative industry (00:07:40)
-The importance of constructive criticism and self-reflection in artistic growth (00:33:45)
-Terrell's inspirations and sources of creativity (00:45:07)
-Upcoming projects, including a book, collaborations with the Lakers and Geffen Playhouse, and curating exhibitions in other cities (00:54:34) 📚🏀🎭

Key Takeaways:

-Terrell emphasizes the importance of using his platform to amplify artists and their rich brands, while also fulfilling a social responsibility to showcase thought-provoking, fearless, and unapologetic artists.
-He encourages artists to embrace constructive criticism and be open to feedback, as it can lead to personal and artistic growth.
-Terrell finds inspiration in meditation, deep thinking, and engaging with other artists and creatives in different spaces. 🧘‍♂️🤔👩‍🎨

Visit Band of Vices' website to explore their exhibitions, learn more about their mission, and support the work of underrepresented artists. 🌐

Social Media:
Facebook: Terrell Tilford
Instagram: terrelltilford
Twitter: @TerrellTilford

Resources Links:
Terrill's Website:
Band of Vices website:
Geffen Playhouse:
Getty Museum:
Lakers in The Paint: In The Paint 🌟🎭🏀

Also, Check his previous interview here.

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Rob Lee
Rob Lee
The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
Terrell Tilford
Terrell Tilford
I amplify Artists and enrich Brands by creating Visionary pathways to uplift and connect Culture and Community. Founder/Creative Director (@BandofVices).
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