Black Women of Print (BWoP) is a professional member organization that specializes in original fine art prints created by 21st century African diaspora Mid-Career and Established Black women printmakers.
BWoP members have fine art prints in major museum and private collections—nationally and internationally—including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The National Museum of African American History and Culture (Smithsonian Institution), The Getty Research Institute and Harvard Art Museum.
A Moment of Care, 2023. LaToya M. Hobbs
Black Women of Print
Black Women of Print is pleased to present original fine art prints using experimental and traditional printmaking techniques on paper, wood, and textiles; including the debut of our sophomore portfolio, Lore: What We Were Told / What We Saw / What We Tell Ourselves. Our work centers the intergenerational narratives of Black women.
LaToya M. Hobbs is a painter and printmaker who uses representational, figurative imagery that centers Black womanhood in ways that dismantle prevailing stereotypes. Hobbs is the recipient of a 2022 IFPDA Artist Grant, a nomination for the 2022 Queen Sonja Print Award and a 2023 Distinguished Fellowship in Printmaking at Penland School of Craft. She will present mixed media woodcuts.
Deborah R. Grayson is a fine art printmaker, painter and scholar creating work about the interior lives of Black people. Grayson is exhibiting works on paper from her series Salt. Grayson is a 2022 recipient of both the Denbo Fellowship at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center and the Windgate Artists Residency at Penland School of Craft.
Althea Murphy-Price’s variable practice involves decoration, embellishment, and the representation of familiar objects. Murphy-Price's work is held in the collections of Knoxville Museum of Art and the Brandywine Workshop and Archives, among others. Her work redefines what it means to practice print in the 21st century.
Karen J. Revis is a printmaker whose art explores her experience growing up in an all-Black community in the 1960s through living as a Black woman in today's political climate. She has been awarded residencies at Women's Studio Workshop and EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, and was recently featured in the April 2023 issue of Architectural Digest. Revis will present varied works, including prints from the Spindled and Spun series.
Stephanie M. Santana is a multidisciplinary artist working in textile arts and fine art printmaking. She is a 2023 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts and a 2023 recipient of The Stinnett Philadelphia Museum of Art Collection Award. Santana will present works exploring themes of Black identity and the “haptic encounter” with archival photographic imagery.
Tanekeya Word is a painter, fine art printmaker and scholar who creates mixed media visual art on paper. Word founded Black Women of Print in 2018 and is currently a dissertator of Urban Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her work is held in such collections as the Philadelphia Museum of Art and National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). Word will present original fine art prints on nature, material culture and the Everyday Fantastical lives of Black women and girls.
Deborah R. Grayson, LaToya M. Hobbs, Althea Murphy-Price, Karen J. Revis, Stephanie M. Santana, Tanekeya Word