June 27, 2023

Episode 03 Journeying through Space and Black Stories with Sabrina Nelson

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In this episode, we float weightlessly into a conversation with Sabrina Nelson. Nelson is a painter by degree from Detroit’s College for Creative Studies. Influenced by Yoruba Religion, as well as Eastern and African philosophies, Sabrina’s work is a combination of spirit, motion, and intimacy. Not limited by two dimensions, the scope of her work also includes sculpture, objects, performance, and installations.

With professional appointments at the Detroit Institute of Arts and the College for Creative Studies, Sabrina Nelson has served as an educator, lecturer, and professional artist for 37 years. Coaching her community on the business being a professional artist through active studio practice and mentoring.  

A tenacious creator whose multi-dimensional art is truly out of this world, Sabrina Nelson is also a recipient of the 2022 Women’s Caucus for Arts Lifetime Achievement Award and a 2021 Kresge Arts Fellow. 

In this episode, we talk about: 

  • Muses
  • James Baldwin
  • Artivism 
  • The way Black women tell stories 

Learn More: 

 ◉ Newsletter: https://blackherstories.substack.com/

 ◉ IG: @blackherstories

 ◉ Get in touch: hello@nourishevents.org 


Transcript – Coming soon!


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