Jamaal Barber 

Through an ongoing investigation of the self and identity, Jamaal Barber (b. 1980, Richmond, VA; lives in Atlanta) is an artist, printmaker, and educator whose mixed media practice examines the ways in which social issues, culture, and identity can overlap with Blackness. His works have been shown at Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA; Samford University, Birmingham, AL; Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC; Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA; Mint Gallery, Atlanta, GA; Steffen Thomas Museum, Madison, GA; and the Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT. He received an MFA in printmaking at Georgia State University in 2021 where he also completed an MFA thesis exhibition titled Fullness. He is currently a visiting lecturer at the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design in Atlanta, GA.