Artist/anthropologist Sabiyha Prince is a native Washingtonian whose paintings explore memory, personal growth, identity, and African American experiences in the US. With a doctorate in cultural anthropology and an undergraduate degree in communications arts, Sabiyha relies on her background as a social observer and activist to inform her visually – delving into anti racism, environmental justice and other issues to inform her visual work.
A former faculty member in the department of anthropology at American University, Sabiyha has authored books and journal articles that explore the impacts of urban change and societal stratification on Black populations. She has also directed educational programming and political mobilization campaigns for The Washington Office on Africa, Greenpeace, USA and Black Voices for Peace.
Her media appearances include MSNBC, NPR, Al Jazeera English, WYPR in Baltimore and the Pacifica Radio network in Washington, DC.