Dmv Color

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Women Artists of the DMV: Suzanne Coley

Posted: September 22, 2021
Category: Dmv Color
Learn about the work of Suzanne Coley, a featured artist in the online exhibition DMV Color and one of few African American full-time book artists working today.
A book made from colorful print fabrics collaged and stitched together is laid flat and open to a spread that features an stencil cut image of a woman's face overlaid with an intricate flower positioned on her hair.
Maria Verónica San Martín's work functions as a tactile form of resistance—it critically examines power structures and the sanitization of historical atrocities.
Malaka Gharib's graphic memoir, I Was Their American Dream, chronicles her multicultural upbringing as the daughter of a Filipino Catholic mother and an Egyptian Muslim father.

Now Open: DMV Color

Posted: November 4, 2019
Category: Dmv Color
Washington, D.C., and its surroundings have long been home to a rich community of artists of color, including those born and raised here and others who built connections to the...