Keva Fawkes

Keva Fawkes
University of Iowa
Art and Art History, Ceramics

Keva Fawkes is Bahamian Artist living in Iowa City, Iowa, where she is an MA candidate in the University of Iowa's Ceramics Department. In her multi-disciplinary art practice — which includes ceramics, sculpture, metals, design, and social practice — she explores identity, immigration, and cultural imagery using found objects and architectural references. Currently, Keva is working with the University’s ArtShare program conducting ceramic workshops as well as creating local public art installations. The goal is to promote development and positive social transformation through contemporary art. Her work as been exhibited locally and internationally, she is a Glenn Nelson Scholar in Ceramics. Her interests are in using her skills as an artist to work with community through teaching, scholarship, service, and activism.

Participates in: 2016 Graduate Institute