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All The Produce Of The Land

Having completed and passed the first year of my BA (Hons) Black Studies at Birmingham City University, I welcome the summer holidays with glee. I got through…  YES!! Hard work for my right sided art brain, but it’s all good. I am thrilled to share my latest news… as a consequence of course material and a collaboration […]

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Gone With The Wind

Gone With The Wind by Joyce Treasure is a nod to the epic civil war film set in Atlanta Georgia, Gone With The Wind, starring Vivien Leigh and Clarke Gable. Given the civil war setting of the movie, there are few roles or scenes that depict the authentic struggles of black people in the south. […]

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Travel

I created this untitled mixed media piece that reflected women I had been reading about. The women that had the courage to speak out against injustice in the face of falling out of the system and the social boundaries placed on them. I wrote a poem to accompany the art piece. In a way, it […]

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Seville Great House

Washington, Vinell and Bill are in the yard working. The pigs are being fed. A routine that begins predawn as the cocks crow, signalling 24 hrs. When I wake up to greet them a couple of hours later, it’s 7 am. I ask my brother in laws, where is Seville Great House? I want to […]

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Wicked White Witch of Rose Hall

Rose Hall Facts get swallowed up and regurgitated for what purpose? How do we measure an understanding so that we may operate from a point of truth? And when there is a fabrication for the purpose of poetic licence is it the duty of the author to make it clear that the entertainment is fictional? […]

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DNA Freya part 3

Christmas 2015 my daughter Freya bought me a DNA kit from ancestryDNA.com.

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DNA Joyce part 2

On the 10th March 2016, I received the results from my ancestry DNA test, a Christmas present from Freya my daughter. It arrived a couple of days before my mom’s birthday and shortly afterwards on 25th March my dad passed away. My mom had also passed away 25 years earlier, so it was and still […]

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DNA My Dad part 1

pic: Mr Vincent Treasure aka Roy ­Christmas 2015 my daughter Freya bought me a DNA kit from ancestryDNA.com. Shortly after in March 2016 my dad suffered a stroke and past away. The passing of my dad during this period of time weighed heavy and it was difficult for me to return to the search to […]

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Selected Artists from Public Vote 2016 show

THE LOVELY GALLERY 140 Sydenham Road, SE26 You are warmly invited to The Lovely Gallery’s Selected Artists from Public Vote 2016 show. Open 24th Feb – 5th March This work depicts an image of Elizabeth Fry being replaced by Winston Churchill. I am interested in the theory of how colonialism rests at the core of inequalities due to the […]

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Litany For Those At Sea

I’m pleased to announce the sale of “Litany For Those At Sea” a painting I created for #TRIBE15 in 2015, courtesy of Chrom-art.org. I created a mock-up of the idea in 2011 by making a small piece titled “Our Father”. Litany For Those At Sea, began in July 2015 and I photo-documented the process. You […]

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