LaNia Sproles

Through her collage, painting and assemblage, LaNia Sproles responds to a lack of space for Black femme desire to authentically exist. Drawing inspiration from queer and feminist theory, the artist frequently depicts figures who are both brash and willingly vulnerable—and also embody memories of heartbreak and abandonment. While acknowledging the relationship between pain and identity, Sproles’ work explores imagery free from the boundaries of social constructs.