Joshua Rashaad McFadden

Internationally recognized, award-winning artist and author Joshua Rashaad McFadden is originally from Rochester, New York. McFadden developed an interest in art as a child. During his undergraduate years at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, he began to make photographs as a fine art practice. McFadden continued to develop his photography, eventually attending Savannah College of Art and Design, where he obtained his Master of Fine Art.

McFadden combines his passion for civil and human rights with his passion for the arts. His series “After Selma” is based on the constant uprisings across America, caused by multiple recent incidents of police brutality and the murders of African-American men and women. For this series, McFadden was named one of the top emerging talents in the world by LensCulture and received the first place International Photography Award (IPA) in 2015. He won the first place IPA award again in 2016 for his series and book, “Come to Selfhood”. McFadden has since been published in EyesOpen Magazine, Slate Magazine and The New York Times. In 2017, McFadden was recognized by TIME Magazine as one of “12 African-American Photographers You Should Follow Right Now”.

Joshua Rashaad McFadden is the recipient of the 2017 FENCE Jury Choice Award where he was awarded a $5,000 Grant plus an exhibition at Photoville.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Joshua Rashaad McFadden

Come To Selfhood

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

In this exhibition, I hope to express the humanity of the African-American male through an unapologetic display of their inner strength while highlighting their vulnerability.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Joshua Rashaad McFadden

Sep 172017

LIVE at Photoville, powered by PechaKucha

Join us for a fast-paced presentation by a unique group of cross-disciplined artists as they reveal their sources of creativity.

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