Sierra King

Sierra King is a  multidisciplinary artist, archivist and curator living and working in Atlanta,GA.  Her practice of art and archiving act as a call and response to one another by utilizing her family collections of documents, ephemera and history to enter in conversations across the collective Black Memory.  In all of her art making, archiving and curatorial endeavors, the community is her collaborator. 

She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Art with a focus in Photography from Valdosta State University. She has exhibited work at Gallery 72 and MINT Gallery in Atlanta,GA. In 2020, she was awarded the Billops-Hatch Fellowship Award to continue research for Build Your Archive, an interactive guide to help Black Women Artists and People  build their archives in real time. Other awards also included, National Black Arts Festival. In 2021, Sierra was one of 8 Inaugural Fellows of the Hambidge Cross Pollination Art Lab and completed a two residencies at their North Georgia center for arts in Rabun, GA.

www.buildyourarchive.com
www.sierraking.co