Meet Christy Marie!
(b. 1988), Christy Marie is a visual artist and photographer born in Tampa, Florida. She has immersed and developed herself in the medium of photography for over seven years. Marie’s work focuses on portraying people of color in a diverse light, while exploring the problematic narrative of mass media. Passionate about influencing change, she continuously uses her art as an outlet for activism creating necessary dialogue.
Christy desires to visually contextualize the current culture in America and how the people are making strides to change the status quo. Christy has showcased in numerous exhibits, and showed work in the Dr. Carter G. Woodson Museum. She has been published on platforms such as Vice, Afropunk, For Harriet, Colorlines, Beyond Classically Beautiful and Creative Loafing.
Aside from the visual art, Christy thoroughly enjoys helping others celebrate life! In stark contrast to her art, her career as a photographer is reflected through colorful and vibrant images of people from vast backgrounds.