Exhibition - Marlon Forrester: Skyward Bound

Sunday, Feb 25, 2024 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Ely Center of Contemporary Art
51 Trumbull Street
203-624-8055

Marlon Forrester, born in Guyana, South America, is an artist and educator raised in Boston, MA. Forrester is a graduate of School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, B.A 2008 and Yale School of Art, M.F.A. 2010. He is a resident artist at African-American Masters Artist Residency Program (AAMARP) adjunct to the Department of African-American Studies in association with Northeastern University. He has shown both internationally and nationally, concerned with the corporate use of the black body, or the body as logo, Forrester’s paintings, drawings, sculptures, and multimedia works reflect meditations on the exploitation implicit in the simultaneous apotheosis and fear of the muscular black figure in America.

Exhibition Dates: February 1- March 31, 2024.

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