Elliott Stokes is from New Orleans, Louisiana. He received a Bachelor of Arts at Southeastern Louisiana University in Spring 2015. Stokes is a first year Master of Fine Arts candidate at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, with a concentration in Painting, Sculpture, and New Media.

Stokes utilizes interdisciplinary skills, producing a web of visually stimulating artwork, including street photography, observational drawing, abstract painting, woodcuts, relief/monotype printing, screen-printing, large-scale installations, sculpture, manufacturing experiences, social practice, activism, community engagement and outreach. Critical exchanges have been an area of focus in his first-year as a graduate student, leading him to form a labor exchange initiative, which has brought him into contact with a myriad of individuals. The uniting thread in his work if the process of harnessing emotions, feelings, memories, and focusing such energy into artistic practices created through sincere expression. 

Saturday, August 4, 2018 to Saturday, October 6, 2018