SARA CARTER is a Milwaukee based artist currently pursuing a BFA at MIAD. Her work in influenced by her identity; the titles and relationships such as race and sexuality carried through the world are often subjects of her inward-looking-outward-projected work.
ANNA MENAKO is a Milwaukee based artist and has studied at UWM and MATC. Technically driven, her work is primarily focused on a relationship to blackness and womanhood. Her practice is in a balance between politically direct, and soft-spoken pieces.
Carter and Menako contemplate identity; often touching on themes of race and femininity. They are generously creating works, wherein Carter takes an inward-looking approach and Menako focuses on public art, of their experiences to inspire youth and activate the communities around them. The effects of which being politically moving as well as empathically nurturing. They recognize difficulties and celebrate the positivity of community, culture, and identity.