The Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies presents the Sojourner Truth Webinar hosted by Alison Saar and Lezley Saar.
Alison Saar’s sculpture, prints and paintings address issues of race, gender and spirit. She studied art and art history at Scripps College and received an MFA from the Otis Art Institute. Alison has exhibited at many museums, including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Her work Of Aether and Earthe is currently on exhibit at The Armory in Pasadena and the Benton at Pomona College.
Lezley Saar’s works deal with notions of identity, race, gender, beauty, normalcy, and sanity. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, and is in museum collections such as The Kemper Museum, CAAM, MOCA, LACMA, The Studio, Museum in Harlem, The Ackland Art Museum, The Crocker Art Museum, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and The Santa Barbara Museum of Art.