A Face as the Night Sky
Brianna McCarthy makes portraits in a variety of media. She has created dolls and masks, but also works in collage and ink. Her work remains focused, though; she portrays black women and examines stereotypes surrounding their representation.
From her bio:
Brianna McCarthy is a mixed media visual communicator working and living in Trinidad + Tobago. She is a self-taught artist and aims to create a new discourse examining issues of beauty, stereotypes, representation as well as the documenting the process—particularly poignant in an ever-smaller digitally connected world. Her form takes shape through masks, performance art, fabric collage, traditional media, and installation pieces.