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Artemus Jenkins is a photographer and filmmaker. The Baltimore native has lived in Atlanta for thirteen years, using the documentary format to innovatively capture the lives of local artists from marginalized communities and their use of art to craft new realities. They have created several short and full-length films, such as broken stories (2017) and several docuseries, such as Color Outside the Lines (2012), a groundbreaking documentary depicting the work and lives of Black tattoo artists across the globe. Recently Jenkin’s documentary work was featured in an award-winning music video by recording artist H.E.R. Jenkins’ work has been included in several group exhibitions, including Drive Thru ATL in 2020 with The Creatives Project, Art of Atlanta in 2019 at Wish Gallery, and the City of Ink 10th Anniversary Group Exhibition in 2017 at City of Ink Gallery. They were awarded the Best Documentary Award from Creative Loafing in 2016 and a residency at The Creatives Project from 2020 to 2022. In addition to artmaking, they have worked as a producer, consultant, and digital content strategist. Jenkins received their BS in sales and marketing from Tuskegee University.
February 20, 2021 – August 1, 2021