Art Lab Artist
Jon Henry is an artist, born and raised in Queens NY. He studied at CUNY Queens College and New York Film Academy. He is a visual artist working primarily with photography. His practice focuses on 2 main areas. First, the black family, his own and the community at large. In specifically, looking at the mother/son relationship in the wake of the murders of African American men due to police violence. His work also focuses on athletes and their representation in a fine art context.
Stranger Fruit was recently selected by Smack Mellon for Hot Picks 2017 and the project was also on the short list for the Lucie Foundation grant.