South Carolina Arts Commission

South Carolina Arts Commission

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Amiri Farris

SCAD ID - #322

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Amiri Geuka Farris is a contemporary, multidisciplinary artist who uses a wide range of work encompasses painting, drawing, video, performance, and installation.

Farris received his MFA in Painting, with his BFA in Illustration and Graphic Design, from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Farris’ academic appointments include Professor of Fine Arts Foundations and Graphic Design at Georgia Southern University, at the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, and Professor of Fine Arts, at the University of South Carolina-Beaufort.

Farris’ work has been featured in more than 50 solo exhibitions and juried museum exhibitions across the United States, including the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. and the Smithsonian.

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