Angela M. Counts

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Industry Arts
Location Northeast, United States
Introduction Angela M. Counts is an award-winning playwright and artist whose works have been presented in galleries, theaters, and other venues across the country, including New York Theatre Workshop, LaMama Experimental Theatre Company, New England Conservatory of Music, and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA thesis exhibition, 2013). Recent group exhibitions include #SayHerName: Watch Us Werk at Lesley University’s VanDernoot Gallery, curated by Dell Hamilton (2018) and StandUp!: Women You Should Know, curated by Silvi Naci at Boston’s Kayafas Gallery (2017). Angela was a featured guest artist for Lee Mingwei's Living Room Project at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (2017), where she engaged with visitors in a presentation of her art and influences, including her Lorraine Hansberry award-winning play, Hedy Understands Anxiety. Angela’s latest video works, “Breakfast with Abu” and “Hijab, Red Sea” explore the complex dynamic between the artist and her Muslim father, an American expat, living in Saudi Arabia. She is developing the project further into a series, entitled, “My Muslim Daughter”.