Carla Golder

12/2 and 12/3, 11-5PM

My work is about aspects of the African Diaspora and focuses on African-American women. It is about the journey from forced migration, the anguish and torment of being captives, and the ongoing battle to find our place of belonging in a hostile environment.

I am guided by ancestral voices that, sometimes through dreams, tell me where the divine feminine resides in all living things, I seek to reveal its presence in the petals of a flower and the trunk of a tree. I am telling the African-American story of struggle, healing, and rebirth. The divine feminine is the spiritual inner resource from which African-American women can derived the strength and perseverance for their journey through the African diaspora. An affinity to nature and the elements is essential to our finding the way to a place of refuge. In this phase of my work, I am incorporating the African deities of water, fire, and air in my drawings to express our inner power and connectedness.

Location and Contact Information

Studio or Exhibition Space
2727 California Street, Berkeley, CA, USA
Accessibility Information
Studio space is wheelchair accessible.
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