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Black Identity in Art: Victoria Walton's Creative Vision

Black Identity in Art: Victoria Walton's Creative Vision

Engage in a stimulating conversation with Victoria Walton, an emerging visual artist and 2023 Ceramics MFA Candidate at Alfred University.

Victoria's artwork brings forth the profound intricacies of Black identity through her captivating life-size figurative works. This conversation delves into:

  • Victoria's early experiences and influential figures that shaped her artistic journey.
  • The pivotal "ah-ha" moment that directed her towards art as a lifelong career.
  • Her exploration of ceramics as a primary medium, and the additional techniques she employs in her artwork.
  • The impact of her work on individuals, the broader Black community, and its cultural significance.

Join us for a thought-provoking discussion as Victoria opens up about her favorite aspects of being a ceramic artist and imparts valuable advice for those embarking on their own artistic journey.

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Creators and Guests

Rob Lee
Rob Lee
The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
Victoria Walton
Victoria Walton
Victoria Walton (b. 1994 VA) is a multidisciplinary artist living in Baltimore. They have an MFA in Ceramic Art from the NYSCC at Alfred University and a BFA with a focus in ceramics from Towson University. Victoria explores the wonder and complexity of Black identity, creating sculpture and video works that center the narratives of women and gender-expansive people.