Princess Simpson Rashid is a contemporary Mixed Media artist. Her current body of work explores the relationship between color, perception and symbolism and how Black Abstract Thought fleshes out the complexities within the narrative of the global African diaspora and other forms of human migration. She is also a breast cancer survivor so she knows she can survive anything.
Earlier this year, Rashid was invited to serve as a 2020 Peyton Endowed Guest Artist at the Bolles School (Jacksonville, FL) where she exhibited and taught high school students various methods of monotype printmaking. Later this fall, she will serve as the Nathan Wilson Center for the Arts/FSCJ Visiting Artist in Residence also concentrating in Printmaking.
Public collections of note include, Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Museum of Science & History (MOSH) in Jacksonville, FL. Currently her work is on display as part of a 3- woman show at the Beaches Museum entitled, The Ballot and the Brush: Celebrating Women’s Suffrage Through Art in Jacksonville Beach. Her most recent solo exhibition, Odyssey of Abstraction was presented at the Vault at 1930 gallery and garnered the cover and featured article in Arbus Magazine (Oct/Nov 2018).
Princess Simpson Rashid was born in Atlanta, GA in 1972. She studied printmaking and painting at Escuela de Artes Plastica in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She earned her B.S in Physics with a Math minor from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA.
Rashid operates her studio practice within the CoRK Arts District of Jacksonville, FL. To learn more about her work visit her website: www.princessrashid.com .