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PHILADELPHIA

Mz. Icar is an anonymous art collective comprised primarily of Black Women. Our name is racIzM, backward. Our members comprise of an Illustrator, Photographer, Designer, Prop stylist, Street Artist, and Collage Artist. We started this collective to create works that celebrate Women, Global Blackness, and Play. We create narratives in the form of geometric mixed-media street art and fine art that explore histories and imagine the best-case scenario future

from the perspectives of women and people of color. Our work has been exhibited at Pyramid Hill Museum in OH, MINT Gallery Atlanta, Culture House DC, Welancora Gallery, The Leroy Neiman Gallery, Westwood Gallery, i-20 Gallery, WNYC Radio's Green Space, Rush Gallery, Andeken Gallery, SXSW and the Manifest Hope Art for Obama Democratic Convention Gallery Exhibition. We have done site-specific installation work at Etsy's HQ, Publicis, and branded art projects for Ms. Lauryn Hill's world tour, Essence magazine and Nickelodeon. Our Value series was included in the 2020 Photoville Exhibition, Downtown Brooklyn. We are cohorts of Philadelphia’s 2021 Fellowship for BlackArtists, Presented by Mural Arts Philadelphia.

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