About Ayanna Jolivet Mccloud
Ayanna Jolivet Mccloud is a third generation artist based in Houston, Texas. She has participated in exhibitions and residencies throughout the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America. She studied Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois. Recurring themes in her work include: mapping land and space, a search for meaning rooted in the African diaspora, minimalism, sensation, and ritual. Space and time are also central to her art, with a unique focus on slowness, restraint, pauses, fragments, the margins and negative space.