APRIL BEY (b. 1987, Bahamian / American) resides and works in Los Angeles as a contemporary visual artist and art educator. Bey’s interdisciplinary work focuses on introspective observances of American, Bahamian and Black culture, the African diaspora and post-colonial ramifications, social media, Afrofuturism and Afrosurrealism. She has a background in drawing and painting (BFA Ball State University and MFA California State University, Northridge). Bey is in the permanent collection of The California African American Museum, The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas and The Current, Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas. Bey has launched four solo exhibitions: Picky Head at Liquid Courage Gallery, COMPLY at Coagula Curatorial, MADE IN SPACE at Band of Vices Gallery and Welcome to Atlantica at Fullerton College Art Gallery. Bey travels extensively for her work, mostly to West Africa, and is a tenured professor of Art at Glendale College.