Creative direction for Social change
Creating Justice for Black and Brown Teens
Amanda D. King is a Cleveland-based conceptual artist and activist on the front lines of the tension between the state and the state of Black America. Her artistic practice involves film photography, public art, creative direction, and arts education. Amanda’s work explores the black identity and seeks to awaken society to the enduring struggles and residual strengths of black people. Amanda has a law degree from Case Western Reserve where she received the Martin Luther King Jr., Diane Ethics, and Dean’s Community Service Awards. She uses her public platform and creative talents to advocate for systemic change in Cleveland’s public policy and arts ecosystem.