Art Showcase Seeks to Study Racial Identity

Art Showcase Seeks to Study Racial Identity

Daily Nexus
University of California, Santa Barbara
Issue 70, Volume 90

Julie Epstein, Staff Writer

The UCSB Women’s Center is currently hosting a multicultural art exhibit featuring work from students and professional artists.

The art on display ranges from paintings to photography, and even includes a work consisting of human hair on canvas. The show, entitled “Mixed Like Me,” will run until April 16. Third-year art major and show curator Lillian Edwards said the exhibit explores racial identity through an artistic lens.

“The theme of the show is to explore what it means to have a multiracial background,” Edwards said. “The goal is to bring an awareness and discussion about race through art.”

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