The Illustrator & Cartoonist turning black hair into pop art

RISING ILLUSTRATOR HAS CHOSEN TO CELEBRATE BLACK CULTURE THROUGH HAIR IN HER ART

Also addressing societal issues as cultural appropriation, and standards of beauty; Shannon Wright has turned black hair into something millennials are ever hyped about, pop art. Regardless of the ridicule and rejection black hair has faced over the years, on its is journey into acceptance black artists everywhere have subscribed to making it fun again to have nappy hair. Although Google hasn't yet subscribed to this ongoing worldwide black girl transition by showing black hair as unprofessional hairstyles for work, *checks on cornrows*. we are floursihing still. 

Like most black women, hair is very essential to my life and what i grew up around

The Virginia based cartoonist and keeper of fanfiction has quite a boastful portfolio which makes host to The Guardian, TIME Magazine, Mother Jones, Bitch Magazine, BBC News and Boom Comics.

My work tends to explore social issues like race and gender through a slice-of-life lens. But when I want to get away, I make personal stories invoking nostalgia inspired by my semi-bland yet quirky life.

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