Artist Statement

A photographic art installation designed to combat and bring awareness to the issue of colorism in the African American community by promoting a more positive self-image for all women of color.


Artist Bio

Joshua Rashaad McFadden is a native of Rochester, New York. He studied at Elizabeth City State University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art. Since then he has gone on to be a photographer and later pursued a Master in Fine Art at Savannah College of Art and Design. He was internationally recognized for his early work entitled “Three Women of Creole Descent” by the Mozambique Heritage, a non-political association in London, UK. McFadden creates work that tells the history of the African Diaspora, and covers social issues that impact minority groups in America.