Anthony Folks

Anthony Folks is a visual artist most known for his collage works on paper. He received his BFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) before completing his master’s degree program in Art Education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). While at SAIC, Hip-Hop became a source of artistic research for pedagogy. As his collage work continues to evolve, he is currently inspired by Kuba Cloth patterns and designs. While volunteering at the Stoney Island Arts Bank – working with the Johnson Publishing Collection – Anthony co-curated collection objects aimed at refreshing the narratives surrounding African American history. His recent exhibitions include: CONNECT at South Shore Arts and the 2019 8th Annual Invitational Exhibition: Friends and Neighbors at AIRSPACE.

Last updated: May 25, 2021