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. She has exhibited across the United States, most recently at the San Diego Art Institute. In 2016, she participated in residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, Vermont Studio Center and the Elsewhere Museum. She has received awards from the Artadia Fund for the Arts, the Santo Foundation, the Sally Hands Foundation, the Dallas Museum of Art.
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).