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Mira Gandy

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Got Beauty?, 2010 Mixed Media 36x48 © 2010
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Untitled, 2011 Acrylic and Collage 24" X 36" © Mira Gandy 2011
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Untitled, 2012 Mixed Media Collage 46x46
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Untitled, 2012 Collage 11x14 © 2011
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Whites only, 2012 Oil on Canvas 36 X 36
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Blacks Only, 2012 Oil on Canvas 36x36 © 2012
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Blite from the Beauty and Race series, 2011 Collage and Acrylic on Wood © 2011
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Art Takes Seoul Exhibition card, 2012 Digital Composition © 2012
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Black and White, 2011 Acrylic on Paper 30x45 © 2011
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Got Beauty?, 2011 Mixed Media 48x48 © 2011
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Flux pubilc Art Project, MAY 3-31, 2016
Quick Facts
Birthplace
New York, NY
Lives in
Los Angeles
Works in
Los Angeles
Schools
USC Roski School of Fine Art, 2011, BFA
Tags
abstract, figurative, mixed-media, pop, photography, digital
Bio

MIRA GANDY is a visual artist working with themes related to female identity, beauty, race and their intersection in media & culture. Gandy studied at the American University in Paris and graduated magna cum laude with a BFA from the University of Southern California Roski School of Fine Arts. She is the recipient of 2012 National Action Network Woman of Excellence Award for her advancement of women and children in the community, the USC Edward Ewing Painting Award (2011), USC Black Alumni Association Outstanding Scholar of the Year award (2011) and has a USC Black Alumni scholarship named in her honor. Gandy’s work has been shown in numerous exhibitions including: The Fisher Gallery, Los Angeles; Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery; BLK/MRKT Gallery, Culver City; Advocate & Gochis Galleries, William Grant Still Arts Center, Los Angeles; Dwyer Culture Center, New York and the Knox Gallery, New York. in 2012, her collaborative project Art Takes Seoul an exhibition and one-woman play with Ahrum Claiborne was featured in the Wall Street Journal.In addition, Gandy is a freelance arts writer with over 20 published articles on leading contemporary artists.