Terence Hammonds born 1976 lives and works in Cincinnati, Ohio. Printmaker, Terence Hammonds received at BFA from the school of the Museum of ﬁne arts in Boston in conjunction with Tufts University. His work is informed and inspired by the struggles and determination of African-Americans seeking equality during the civil rights movement of the 60s and fuses imagery from that era with soul, funk, rap and punk music. Hammonds appropriates imagery from various movements and civil rights history and combines them with decorative motifs and patterns that adorn, memorialize and abstract histories of racial identity in America.
Hammonds' work is in the permanent collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum and the 21C Museum Hotel. Hammonds was one of 103 American artists selected for the “State of the Art” exhibition at Crystal Bridges, in Bentonville, Arkansas, in 2013. Solo shows have taken place at the Womans Darkroom+ Gallery Brooklyn, New York(2019), the Ifö Center in Bromolla, Sweden (2018), and at the following Cincinnati establishments: Anytime Dept.,Weston Art Gallery, Clay Street Press, and Aisle Gallery. He has done residencies at the invitation of The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China (2016) and the Ifö Center in Bromolla, Sweden (2019)
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