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Safiyah Cheatam (she/her)
Baltimore . MD

Safiyah is a multimedia artist, avid Afrofuturist and maintains a conceptual art practice based in research and storytelling of Black Islam. In 2020, she was a curatorial Research Assistant at the Smithsonian’s NMAAHC for the special exhibition Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures. She is a recipient of Washington Project for the Arts’ Wherewithal Research and Project Grant, Red Bull Arts Microgrant, Robert W. Deutsch Foundation’s Rubys Artist Grant and VisArts’ Fleur and Charles Bresler Residency. Safiyah has been featured in The Washington Post, NBC News, BmoreArt, and has exhibited artworks nationally. She received a Masters of Fine Arts from UMBC, and serves on the board of Baltimore’s philanthropic Awesome Foundation. 

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Dan Talib Latif Flounders (he/him)
Baltimore . MD

Dan is a Baltimore-based Muslim printmaker and designer. He was a resident artist at Vermont Studio Center in 2023, resident artist at The CAN Foundation in 2023, 2021 Denbo Fellow at Pyramid Atlantic, and has completed printmaking apprenticeships at Studio1026 and Brick + Mortar Design Studio. Flounders has exhibited work regionally at Gormley Gallery, Assembly NFK, CAN Foundation, John Hopkins University, VisArts, HOCO, Maryland Institute College of Art, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, Philadelphia University, Pyramid Atlantic, Notre Dame of Maryland University, Space1026, and Brick + Mortar Gallery. He holds a BFA in Design and Printmaking from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).

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