Damali Abrams the Glitter Priestess is a New York City-based artist, reiki practitioner, and educator. Damali attended the Whitney Independent Study Program and earned an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a BA from New York University.
Damali is currently a Creative-In-Residence at Brooklyn Public Library. She is a recipient of the Queens Council on the Arts New Works Grant. She has been a fellow at Culture Push, the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, A.I.R. Gallery, and apexart in Seoul, South Korea. Damali has also been an Artist-in-Residence at Fresh Milk in Barbados, Groundation Grenada, The Center for Book Arts, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL), and LMCC on Governors Island.
Damali’s work has been exhibited at El Museo del Barrio, MoCADA (Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art), and The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Her writing has appeared on art21, Fresh Milk, and Groundation Grenada blogs.