Timehri Transitions: Expanding Concepts in Guyana Art
January 23 - March 9, 2013 (reception January 27th 3-6pm)
Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba
219 East 16th Street (at Avenue B)
New York, Ny 10009
A Brooklyn native and graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, Keisha weaves together themes dealing with memory and transformation often photographing her family and common everyday objects. Scarvilles work has been exhibited and published nationally. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Studio Museum of Harlem, Rush Arts Gallery, Ty Stokes Gallery (Atlanta, GA) and in New York City at the Latin Art Collector Gallery, Ken Keleba Gallery, Hunter College, and The Brooklyn Museum of Art. In addition, her work has appeared in Transition Magazine, Photo District News.edu, ARC Magazine, Time, Vibe, Nylon, and The New York Times where her work has also received critical review. Keishas work is included in various public and private collections including the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Center for Photography at Woodstock where she was an artist-in-resident in 2003. In 2006, Keisha was awarded a grant through the Brooklyn Arts Councils Community Arts Program. Currently, Keisha is a faculty member at the International Center of Photography. She balances her time between working for various youth arts organizations and her own art-related projects.