Sherrill Roland

“My personal experience of being wrongfully imprisoned opened my eyes to the impact incarceration has on people behind bars, as well as their family members and friends.”

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Sherrill Roland was born in Asheville, NC, received both his BFA in Design and MFA in Studio Art from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Sherrill is an interdisciplinary artist and the founder of The Jumpsuit Project. His Socially Engaged Art project has been presented at Open Engagement, Oakland City Hall and the Michigan School of Law. Recent exhibitions include CAM Houston, LACE: Los Angeles and Studio Museum of Harlem. He was recently awarded the Center for Documentary Studies 2018-19 Post-MFA Fellowship in the Documentary Arts at Duke University in Durham, NC.

Artist Information

Residency Dates Aug 1 — Nov 1 2019

Currently Based Raleigh, North Carolina

Mediums Interdisciplinary

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