Emerging Artist Fellowship
Azya Lashelle

2023 Fellow – Runner Up:

Azya Lashelle

The Fellow Runner Up will receive:

  • Four-week solo exhibition at MINT with an opening reception opening September 30, 2023 
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Exhibition layout and installation guidance/assistance from MINT staff and interns 
  • Social media promotion by both MINT and ACP 
  • Monetary Award
Azya Lashelle
Azya Lashelle

Azya Lashelle was born and raised in Ypsilanti, Michigan. In 2019 she received her BFA in Painting with a minor in Museum Studies from Michigan State University and is currently working towards her MFA in Photography at Georgia State University. Her work explores the impact of racism on her own life and the Black community in Amerika. Through an interdisciplinary practice, Lashelle navigates the transgenerational trauma of slavery on the contemporary Black psyche.⁠

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