Ailisha Goodwin-Dancy

As a multifaceted Mixed Media based artist, she primarily centers on social issues to incite dialogue; specializing in spoken word, painting, and fabric. Her artwork was recently featured as the cover art for the ‘Black Minds Publishing Mag.’ an online Multidisciplinary Arts Magazine. As Assistant Teaching Artist with the Art Ed department of Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program, She enjoys making connections through working with High school students to create murals and other public art projects. She assisted in editing two books for Toho Publishing; ‘Best Short Stories of Philadelphia’ and their Volume 2: Issue 1 “Duality” Chapbooks, featuring local Philadelphia writers. Her most recent written work was featured in a collaboration project between the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and The Philadelphia Dept. of Behavioral Health in a quest to mitigate the racial trauma on Black individuals and communities titled “Finding Paradise: A black Mental Health Anthology.”

Last updated: May 5, 2023