Charisse Pearlina Weston
Charisse Pearlina Weston is a conceptual artist and writer who interrogates language, representation, and history through the deconstruction and reconfiguration of text, photography, and archives of black experience. Her work been presented nationally in venues including Project Row Houses. She has participated in residencies at Alabama Song Houston, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and Vermont Studio Center. She has received awards from the Santo Foundation, the Sally Hands Foundation, the Dallas Museum of Art’s Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Fund and was a 2016 Southern Constellations Fellow at the Elsewhere Museum in North Carolina. Her writing has been published in Art and Culture Texas, Pomona Valley Review, Not that But this, and she is the author of The Red Book of Houston: A Compendium for the New Black Metropolis (2015, self-published), A Vessel. A Case. A Fruit, for Touching (2016, self-published chapbook), and co-author of Fantasy Objects: an artist book of text and images (2014, onestar press).