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Stephanie Brown: Ocala Style Magazine Interview

August 22, 2019

Stephanie Brown (MFA ‘18, Museum Studies Certificate ‘18) is featured in Ocala Style Magazine for her mixed media solo exhibit, Do Not Bleach, at the Appleton Museum through October 20, 2019.

In Stephanie Brown’s interactive, mixed media installation exhibit Do Not Bleach, which opened June 8th and will run through October 20th at the Appleton Museum, the photographer and interdisciplinary artist examines and encourages melanin positivity by using soaps, pictures in frames, vinyl photos, textiles, T-shirts, paper dolls and mannequin torsos.

The collection is one of two thought-provoking exhibits that examine issues of race and diversity. Brown’s Do Not Bleach opened at the same time as Urban Chatter by Sharon Kerry-Harlan, a collection of works achieved with thread on sunbaked textiles that draws inspiration from historic and contemporary African-inspired figures and faces.  The two collections each examine the territory of identity and perception.
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Stephanie Brown: Ocala Style Magazine Interview