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[Virtual] In the Artist’s Studio: Nastassja
March 22 @ 1:00 PM PDT
Nastassja E. Swift
Nastassja Swift is a multi-disciplinary artist holding a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University.Nastassja was recently invited to Penland School of Craft’s Winter Residency as a Distinguished Fellow. She was the 2021 Summer Artist in Residence with SPACES in Cleveland, where her community parade and exhibition received support from the Ohio Arts Council. In 2019, her short film, and collaborative performance,“Remembering Her Homecoming,” premiered at the Afrikana Independent Film Festival, and screened at the Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville. She is the recipient of a 2021 Dr. Doris Derby Award, the Art Matters 2021 Fellowship Award, the Black Box Press Foundation 2021 Art as Activism Grant, and the 2020 Virginia Commission of the Arts Fellowship.