Shorty Greene is a visual artist living in Phoenix, AZ, She received her BFA from San Francisco Art Institute in 2010 and her MFA in art photography Syracuse University in 2015. Greene utilizes photography as a starting point to build a visual archive that addresses the tenuous space between identity, race, family and communal history.
Drawn to historical moments, the perspective of the black matriarchal family and time; which isn’t linear nor monolithic. Throughout her career she as looked to represent people of color. Greene has been apart of youth programs like Carrie Mae Weems’ Institute of Sound and Style; and First Exposure in San Francisco. This past June she was awarded an artist residency at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts (MASS MoCA) in North Adams.
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