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Aleathia Brown
I am 4th generation Harlemite commissioned to tell a Visual Story. Celebrating and Illuminating the past, present and future Harlem.
I’m covering Harlem Renaissance period
I researched from the archives of the Schomburg Center
this repository of historical excellence in its wealth inspired me to celebrate
James Baldwin a community activist, Prolific Writer who lived also on 146th St. 
No coincidence the mural is painted on 146th Street 
Louis Armstrong aka Satchmo blows towards a present day dawning. 
In and throughout the 3 wall mural I sprinkle Adinkra symbols representing messages about fleeing to freedom.
Picket signs from the Civil Rights era
“I am A Man” transitioning to the present
“Black Lives Matter” signs of the times
Color Image and Design on purpose with purpose
A Story
Our Story
uplifting and inspiring
Community, Divinity, Excellence, Positivity…
Hands pass the baton moving forward ideas evolving our existence as does the piece speaking to resistance acknowledging our existence.
“I am Harlem”
Aleathia Brown

Aleathia Brown

native of both Harlem & The Bronx. Ms. Brown graduated Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music & Art for Fine Art and earned her BFA at the School of Visual Arts for Advertising and Art Education with a minor in Graphic Design. Aleathia Completed a Certificate program for Commercial Art at Parsons School of Design and is listed with The National Museum of Women in the Arts Archives. Aleathia continues to mark her place in history and inspire communities.  

Aleathia is an art educator who conducts fine art sessions, demonstrations, slide presentations, lectures as well as she mentors budding artists. Beyond the classroom, Aleathia creates her art spontaneously in front of an audience. This “Live Art” presentation is usually accompanied by Spoken Word Artist & Live Musicians. Audience participation is encouraged from time to time.

An active member of the Harlem Arts Alliance Ms. Brown conducts art presentations during the organizations monthly meetings to over 200 members in attendance, featuring her art along with the works of fellow visual artist members. Contracted by the Harlem Arts Alliance Aleathia coordinated “Kwanzaa Spirit 2006 & 2007” at The American Museum of Natural History. Ms. Brown has participated as well as coordinated The Harlem Arts Alliance Artz Rootz & Rhythm festivals 2005-2008 venues include the Ethical Culture Society, Harlem State Office Building Plaza, Harlem Week & Mount Vernon’s Arts on Third. Ms. Brown conducts art workshops throughout the year by invitation, including Berkeley College NYC, New Rochelle Public Library, Mt Vernon Public Library, 96th Street Library, City College, Orange County Community College. Aleathia’s artworks were selected to exhibit in the juried show at WestArts center in White Plains NY “Wrap it Up” December 2007 Ms. Brown featured in UPSCALE Magazine August issue 2008 with Michelle Obama on the front cover

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