Over the past year we’ve lived in a world of isolation, even moments of togetherness we remained apart. For Black women, this was an especially layered year. It was a time of grief and fear, but we were also galvanized to invoke change. With the death of Breyonna Taylor and all the names we don’t know, there was a sense that our lives were inconsequential. Yet, Black women dominated culture – from music to TV & Film to politics. This series of paintings explored these dualities, while amplifying the presence of black women, timestamped for this particular moment.