Hope and Despair: A Study in Contrasts
Hope and Despair: A Study in Contrasts is an exhibition of paintings by NYC-based abstract artist Dana-Marie Bullock. In this show, Dana talks about the experience of optimism and gloom within a single fleeting moment by juxtaposing her works that capture either one of them. The paintings in the show are Dana’s responses to the current societal events witnessed through the lens of social justice.
About the Artist
Dana-Marie Bullock (b. 1989) is a Jamaican-born abstract painter based in NYC since 2016. Shaped by her fulfilling yet often raw experiences as a social worker in Jamaica Bullock’s art is rooted in autobiography, social injustice, and unconstrained imagination. Bullock has received multiple awards along with media coverage in both the United States and Jamaica. She has exhibited at the National Gallery of Jamaica, The Conference Board(NYC), and the Black Wall Street Gallery to name a few and her work remains on display at the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport in Jamaica. Bullock was trained at the Art Students League of New York