Alisha B. Wormsley

Assistant Professor of Art

Alisha B. Wormsley is an interdisciplinary artist and cultural producer. Her work is about collective memory and the synchronicity of time, specifically through the stories of women of color. Wormsley’s work has been honored and supported with a number of awards and grants to support projects: The People Are The Light, afronaut(a) film and performance series, Homewood Artist Residency (recipient of the mayor’s public art award), the Children of NAN video art and archival project, There Are Black People in the Future body of work.

Her national and international exhibitions include; the Mattress Factory Contemporary Museum, Art on the Bank in London, Octavia Butler conference at Spelman University, the Carnegie Museum of Art, Studio XX in Montreal, Project Row House and the Houston Art League in Texas, Rush Art gallery in NY, and the Charles Wright museum in Detroit. In the last few years her work in public art installation has grown with her design of art in parks and There are Black People In The Future billboard, the afronaut(a) film series, new public work, Streaming Space, a 24 foot pyramid with video and sound installed in Pittsburgh’s downtown Market Square and AWxAW a multi media interactive installation and film commission at the Andy Warhol Museum. Wormsley has an MFA in Film and Video from Bard College and was recently awarded the Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University.

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