For years, unconsciously she created a “runway” filled with visual art displays, of what seemed to be small projects⸺with a significant impact⸺ultimately feeding into the sum of a much larger equation. In 2015 an international art and fashion exhibition called Art Meso was birthed by Curator and Founder, Jennifer Sutton.
In the game of chess the queen can move across the board any way she sees fit. It might be straight forward when she comes at you directly with no small talk and lets you know what time it is.
Her approach could be diagonal when she moves right pass a barrier in order to get the job done. Sometimes she has to take a step backward return to the drawing board, and re-evaluate the plan.
No matter her direction, every step she takes, every move she makes is calculated and premeditated.
Have you ever wondered what a curator thinks about when preparing for an art show? How does she get everyone on the same accord? How is she able to articulate her vision to the artists involved—and put on a successful showcase?
Comfortable in her own skin. Her flaws are purposely revealed on camera for the world to see, and her presentation includes no obvious filters.
I instantly noticed natural black hair with no real formation; pretty dark skin with an occasional trace of acne here and there, no body briefer or any direct restraint to make this black woman appear to be smaller and “in tact.” Instead you get a raw, authentic Nigerian-American woman who looks like someone you may know personally. The self-image that she displays is awe-inspiring, and conveys a message that she has all creative control.
Imagine being a part of a mission to assist inner city youth in expanding their horizons. Not just by taking them on a few field trips, but you show them how to “fish,” by educating them about the aviation industry, a skill that isn’t a part of your average public or private school curriculum.
9TH and North is where it all goes down. Merging the best of both worlds, the fashion brand makes people feel good and look good. But it also challenges them intellectually by highlighting wearable thought-provoking artwork, forcing people to think beyond what they see on the surface.
She’s known worldwide for transforming interiors, and bringing visions to life for her clients. However, Jamye Barnes, a Chicago-native now residing in Atlanta, had no idea that her hardest task would be rebuilding the interior of her very own heart and soul.
“Capturing Every Moment from Another Point of View.”
“If you look up the definition of Aerial and Nomics, that’s what we perceived the business to be, when we put the name together,” Chris Andrews, owner of Aerial Nomics, an Atlanta-based aerospace company explained.