Grace Stamps: capstone
The artist's statement: As a multiracial woman I find it difficult to relate to any singular culture. Though I participate within both white and black American communities, my personal involvement has often been contradictory or inharmonious. I am neither "black-enough" nor "white-enough." I am unable to fully connect with, or emulate, key characteristics of either black or white culture. Thus, I have always felt suspended between the two, belonging to neither. I have turned to painting to explore-and in effect create-my own cultural and racial identity. By taking popular visual media that deals ...
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