Iona Rozeal Brown
Iona Rozeal Brown is active/lives in Maryland, District Of Columbia. Iona Brown is known for Contemporary portrait, black-face hip hop motifs.
Biography Iona Rozeal Brown
Iona Rozeal Brown (b. 1966)
Born in 1966 in Washington, she has been living and working in Chillum, Maryland since 2005. She also works as a Disc Jockey.
Iona Rozeal Brown is close to the Afro-American hip-hop culture. She was also drawn to Asian cultures and was interested in the ganguro, young Japanese women who crimp their hair and darken their skin to look African. Her paintings, done in the style of colored Japanese woodcuts from the Edo period, combine these two cultures as she depicts the ganguro women, and sometimes men, with hip-hop elements.
Brown studied the Pratt Institute, San Francisco Art Institute (receiving a BFA), Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and Yale University School o
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