Sophia "IAMWETPAINT" Dawson
Painter, Activist, Mother
Sophia Dawson is a talented and self-motivated African American woman, mother and Brooklyn-based artist. Her works aim to humanize social justice issues by focusing on the individual and their personal experience, with subjects including the Central Park 5, mothers of victims of police brutality, the women of the Young Lords. Dawson has exhibited regularly since 2009 and has held residencies and fellowships at Snug Harbor, Arts East New York, Bronx Museum for the Arts and at BRIC.