Athesia in the City


from October 12-18th CITY [scanned courtesy of UR’s Rush Rhees Library]

Rebecca Rafferty’s October 12-18th CITY article Emerging Artists: Generating beauty from busy livesfront-cover-compressed includes a profile of Athesia Benjamin (SOTA, RIT, Professor at MCC).

You met Athesia several times during the Bernie Sanders campaign: on her appearance in a major campaign video and on her endorsement statement in the D & C.

And read Athesia’s sensitive essay on an experience with racial profiling.

Thanks, Rebecca, for drawing more attention to Athesia’s art.

In addition to Athesia’s sign displayed at a Ted Cruz rally at MCC, you also saw another of Athesia’s works, the unfinished “Fool’s Gold.” (below)


see also

Emerging artists coming of age in Rochester at the Corn Hill Arts Festival