Grotesque Fashion #3, 2019 by Shari Phoenix, Drawing: Watercolor on Paper, 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
The Grotesque Fashion Series focuses on costume design, Caribbean carnivals.
Shari Phoenix was born in Barbados, in 1997. She completed her Associates degree at the Barbados Community College in 2016 and continues with a Bachelor degree in fine arts at the same college. Shari’s work interrogates ideas of beauty and the representation of Afro-Caribbean women through traditional costume making and design. Shari has been involved in the NCF Mural project, working with international artist Philippe Dodard (2017). She has also participated in a group exhibition “Central Bank of Barbados Crop over Visual Arts Festival, Village and Art walk” (2018). Shari continues to live and work in Barbados.