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Shevaré Perry

Gyo Obata Program Lead*

Shevaré is an artist, storyteller, poet, and fashion educator. She explores creative expression through the overlap of visual and theatrical art, fashion, and beauty. In 2021 Shevaré debuted, She Is Her, I Am She, as the inaugural artist for Saks Fifth Avenue Gallery and collaborated with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for their Saints Gala fundraiser. Over the last few years, her art has been featured at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and galleries in Chicago, New York, and London. 

She lives her life passion focused; a true example of taking an entrepreneurial approach to, “Love what you do, do what you love.” Shevaré studied Fashion Design at Philadelphia University and attended graduate school in London, England. After graduation she pursued teaching, and now teaches Fashion Design and Entrepreneurship at the collegiate level. 

She is also a CAT and TAI fellow. Shevaré is looking forward to working with RAC. 


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