Alicia Henry is a 2017 Crossroads Public Art Resident who designed and implemented a mural bridging WSW’s two facilities.
She received her B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Painting and her M.F.A. degree from Yale University School of Art. Henry has been the recipient of numerous awards, fellowships, and grants, for example, 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art award, a Joan Mitchell Foundation Painter and Sculptor Grant, a John Simon Guggenheim fellowship, a Ford Foundation fellowship, a Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown residency, a MacDowell Art Colony residency, a residency at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and a residency at Art in General, to mention a few. She has been in solo and group exhibitions at the Hunter Museum of American Art, Cheekwood Museum, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Islip Museum, and the Aldrich Museum. She is currently a Professor of Art at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee.
- Public Art Residency Grant (2017)