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T I L A S T U D I O S I N A U G U R A L G A R D E N F E L L O W S F E A T U R E S

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the new york times

According to a study conducted in 2018 by artnet News and In Other Words, since 2008 only 2.4 percent of acquisitions and gifts at 30 major American museums were works by African-American artists. 

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forbes

One of my favorite success stories is that of Christa David, who is one of our fellows that exhibited at Prizm Art Fair along with Jasmine Nicole Williams. Christa’s work is now a part of the prestigious David C. Driskell Collection. 

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huffington post — black voices

The fine art world has grossly neglected black women artists. So much so that only black women make up only 4 percent of artists within fine art institutions across the United States.

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hyperallergic

The work at Prizm also channels the spirit of embodiment — the literal, manifested act of being fully inside one’s body. Presence, people call it.

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arts atl

During Art Basel, all of the Garden Fellows, plus two additional Atlanta-based artists will have their work on display during the brunch at PAMM via a digital experience powered by Loupe Art, while two of the fellows, Christa David and Jasmine Nicole Williams, will also be exhibiting elsewhere in Miami at PRIZM Fair.


F I L M S  &  V I D E O S

black art in america

BAIA Talks: Christa David #WITHNAJNOW is a series of interviews conducted with or by Najee Dorsey, Founder and CEO of Black Art In America.

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JEEP Path to Purpose 

Christa thought her career was her purpose, but as she shifted her focus to her true passion, it felt as though life had just begun. Today, Christa’s collages reflect...


P O D C A S T  I N T E R V I E W S

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artist/mother podcast

Christa David is an artist and writer, fusing the mediums of painting, collage and assemblage to create and recreate stories about home, belonging, faith, and identity.

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Pimp your Brilliance Podcast

In this episode, we discuss why Christa left her six figure salary to pursue art, how to evaluate your life situation to decide if taking the leap is right for you, marketing yourself as a full time artist and avoiding the comparison bug. 

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Heart and Hustle Podcast

In this episode, we talk about how Christa choses the mediums she specializes in, what her day-to-day looks like, how she uses the stories of other artists to help inspire her, and what makes her creatively fulfilled.

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T H E  C R E A T I V I T Y  H A B I T

Being an artist, I have to remind myself that risk is essential. Even though its uncomfortable sometimes or I may not feel like I have the skill to execute the vision I have in my mind, I have to remind myself


B L O G  F E A T U R E S  &  I N T E R V I E W S

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create magazine

Christa David is mixed media artist, writer and researcher. Fusing the mediums of painting, collage and assemblage, her work examines themes of faith, power, politics and identity.

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Single Bubble Pop Artist Spotlight

I live in NYC where the rents are high for both living and art studio spaces. Having a dedicated art studio space in NYC is a total luxury and not in my budget currently.  Instead of focusing on securing a space outside of my home living space...

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M O T H E R  M A K E R  B L O G  P O S T

Christa David became a mother at the age of 14, while still attending Laguardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York (the “Fame” high school). Priding herself on her intellectualism, she persevered through one of the toughest situations a high school girl could be faced with...