Phylicia Ghee is the recipient of the 2020 Elizabeth Talford Scott Scholarship bestowed annually by her daughter Joyce J. Scott at Common Ground on The Hill. Phylicia Ghee is an interdisciplinary visual artist and photographer; her artwork documents transition, explores healing, ritual, ceremony & personal rites of passage. Phylicia is interested in the intersection between the physical and the spiritual.
Taught by her Grandfather at a very early age, Phylicia works in photography, performance, video, fibers, mixed media, installation & painting. She earned her BFA in Photography with a Concentration in Curatorial Studies from MICA in 2010.
Phylicia has exhibited her work at The Baltimore Museum of Art, Galerie Myrtis, The Egyptian Embassy, The Margulies Warehouse (Miami, FL), Studio Art Centers International (Italy), and The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture. Ghee has exhibited and performed at Art on the Vine (Martha’s Vineyard), Young Collectors Contemporary (Memphis, TN), The Walters Art Museum as 2019 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalist and The African American Museum (Philadelphia, PA). Ghee was named ‘2019 Best of Baltimore' in the category of Artist. She was also named 2020 Baker Artist Award Finalist, 2020 Pratt>FORWARD Fellow and 2020 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalist.
Ghee has received recognition from First Lady Yumi Hogan & the Maryland Behavioral Health Administration for her art and activism in raising awareness on issues surrounding mental health and substance use disorder.
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