Jaleeca Yancy

Jaleeca Yancy (September 23, 1990) is a multi-disciplinary artist from Memphis, Tennessee currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Yancy attended Lipscomb University and received a Bachelor of Science in marketing and graphic design. She is a volunteer art teacher in Harlem and guest artist for The Langston Hughes House. She is presently gaining professional experience as a studio apprentice for Rosalyn A. Engelman Art Studio in Midtown Manhattan. Jaleeca Yancy has presented her work in group shows at National Arts Club, Chinatown Soup, Bronx Art Space, Greenpoint Gallery, Square Root in former Pfizer Pharmaceutical factory and House of Words in Brooklyn.  

Conceptualizing Dreams of Liberation

Jennifer duToit-Barrett interviews
Jaleeca Yancy


Art editor Jennifer duToit-Barrett recently had this exchange with Issue #39 featured artist Jaleeca Yancy. Here’s what she had to say about her artistic practice, how American culture influences her art, her sources of hope and inspiration, and more…. 
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Image: Contemporary Black Identity: Mouth, Ink on Paper, 2018, 19x24in. Jaleeca Yancy Drawings Jaleeca Yancy (September 23, 1990) is a multi-disciplinary artist from Memphis,…