Sophia Dawson, ‘Free 'em All’, 2010, Richard Beavers Gallery

Signature: Front

Portrait of the artist Sophia Dawson holding her son, Pharaoh. Pharaoh's features are not painted in to comment on the importance of educating young children of color on their history and where they come from so they might have a knowledge of self.

About Sophia Dawson

Jamaican, b. 1981, Brooklyn, NY, United States, based in Brooklyn, NY, United States

Group Shows

2014
Jamaica's National Gallery, 
Kingston, Jamaica,
Jamaica's National Gallery Biennial
2013
Fountain Art Fair, 
New York, NY, United States,
69th Regiment Armory / Rush Arts Gallery
2011
Corridor Gallery, 
Brooklyn, NY, United States,
All Power to the People
2010
Dumbo Arts Center, 
Brooklyn, NY, United States,
Synergy
2009
THE HEATH GALLERY, 
New York, NY, United States,
Wet Paint