Clarissa Sligh

Virginia Eatate

screen print

image: 28"h X 20"w
3 colors on Rives BFK
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Virginia Estate sizes up aspects of George Washington's legacy that have traditionally been hidden. It is one of a powerful series prints concerning the history and economics of slavery in America.

Clarissa Sligh is an artist photographer whose work is based on personal and community stories made as photographs, artist’s books, installations and mixed media. She has received many awards including an NEA Fellowship, Anonymous Was a Woman, and the International Center for Photography’s Infinity Award. Clarissa’s focus and effort helped create the Coast to Coast Women Artists of Color network.