Leah Ra’chel Gipson is an interdisciplinary artist and scholar who facilitates hyperlocal, community projects that engage Black culture and imagines critical “call and response” environments. Her work explores race and gender through family history, popular media, and archives using image, sound, textile, and installation, rooted in blended traditions of Black feminism and Black church. Leah received her MA in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, her MTS at McCormick Theological Seminary, and her BFA from the University of Central Florida. She is an Assistant Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a faculty member at the Center for Religion and Psychotherapy Chicago.
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