Clarissa Sligh

(American, born 1939)

Clarissa Sligh is an African American artist and essayist who combines photography and text into powerful narrative artworks, artist books, and installations that explore memory, identity, transformation, and perception. Her works have been featured at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and the Smithsonian's National African American Museum in Washington D.C., among many other institutions. She lives and works in Asheville, North Carolina.