Endia Beal is a North Carolina-based artist, world-renowned for her photographic and video testimonials that examine the personal and contemporary stories of marginalized communities and individuals. Beal is currently Director of the Diggs Gallery at Winston-Salem State University and Associate Professor of Art. Graduated from the Yale School of Art where she created an ensemble exploring the relationships between minority women and their professional environment, Endia Beal's work was fully developed during the Artist-in-Residence program at the Center for Photography at Woodstock. Beal is in the line of artists such as Carrie Mae Weems and Lorna Simpson, who use storytelling as a way to challenge conformity and gender norms. Her work has been exhibited at several institutions such as the Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit, Michigan, the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Art and Culture based in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Aperture Foundation in New York and the Dorsky Museum of Art at New York State University in New Paltz. "Am I what you are looking for?", supported with funds provided by the Magnum Foundation, focuses on young women of color who are transitioning from the academic world to the corporate setting, capturing their struggles and uncertainties on how to best present themselves in the professional workspace .
- Am I what you are looking for ?January 25 to March 9th 2019Gallery