Narrative work by: Zeal Harris, Umar Rashid, Lezley Saar, Frank J. Williams
Visual Artists, Zeal Harris is known for creating seductive, caricaturesque, political, urban-vernacular, story paintings. Currently she is bicoastal between Los Angeles and Miami. She holds an MFA in Studio Art from Otis College of Art & Design. She occasionally teaches painting and leads workshops and has been in recent exhibitions at the Port Au Prince Haiti Ghetto Biennale, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, the California African-American Museum, 18th Street Arts Center, and the Caribbean Cultural Center of the African Diaspora in New York. Zeal has been mentioned in art reviews or interviewed on Pacifica Radio, Huffington Post, Fabrik Magazine, The Culture Trip, Life in LA, Obsidian Journal, Requited Journal, the Blk Grrrl Show, Clocktower Radyo Shak, the LA Weekly, and The Los Angeles Times. She will also be a featured artist in UCLA professor Paul Von Blum’s recently published book on African-American artists in Los Angeles.