Markeith Woods
Markeith Woods
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Is It Possible?

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Waiting for My Ride

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I escaped #2

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I escaped #1

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Should I?

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The Reward

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The Day Before

About Markeith Woods

Markeith Woods, a native of Pine Bluff, AR, is a 2014 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a Bachelor of Science in Visual Arts. In 2015, he attended Memphis College of Art for a year where he studied painting and drawing. Now, Woods is in his second semester to finish his Master of Fine Arts at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where he received a full ride, including a Graduate Fellowship and Graduate Assistantship. Within his five years of college experience, Woods had been very involved in art competitions and community projects. He is a National artist who has exhibited at various locations including Agora Gallery in NYC, a solo show at Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council, winner of the Arkansas Arts Council SWOP, and has an upcoming show at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to name a few. Woods works in charcoal, graphite, acrylic, pastels, and oil pastels. Aside from being an artist, Woods is also an art educator. He worked for the Arts & Science Center in Pine Bluff, AR as an assistant educator where he gave tours and gained experience with organizing educational classes. This led him to an opportunity to work as a substitute teacher at Lighthouse Academy Charter School in Pine Bluff, AR. He was responsible for providing classroom instruction and activities for students in grades K-6th. From that experience, he furthered his educational career by becoming a full-time elementary Art Teacher, where he served two years.

Markeith Woods, a native of Pine Bluff, AR, is a 2014 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a Bachelor of Science in Visual Arts. In 2015, he attended Memphis College of Art for a year where he studied painting and drawing. Now, Woods is in his second semester to finish his Master of Fine Arts at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where he received a full ride, including a Graduate Fellowship and Graduate Assistantship. Within his five years of college experience, Woods had been very involved in art competitions and community projects. He is a National artist who has exhibited at various locations including Agora Gallery in NYC, a solo show at Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council, winner of the Arkansas Arts Council SWOP, and has an upcoming show at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to name a few. Woods works in charcoal, graphite, acrylic, pastels, and oil pastels. Aside from being an artist, Woods is also an art educator. He worked for the Arts & Science Center in Pine Bluff, AR as an assistant educator where he gave tours and gained experience with organizing educational classes. This led him to an opportunity to work as a substitute teacher at Lighthouse Academy Charter School in Pine Bluff, AR. He was responsible for providing classroom instruction and activities for students in grades K-6th. From that experience, he furthered his educational career by becoming a full-time elementary Art Teacher, where he served two years.

My work is an inspired narrative of life where people demonstrate love, respect, compassion, agony, oppositions, confidence, and death. I am a perceptual artist. Through observation, I aim to re-create my personal experiences by using symbols, words, images, and emotions that are familiar. When faced with life's challenges and confronting pain it drives out the imperfection that we face such as oppression, health disparities, societal problems, unemployment, and other issues. These emotions are an inspiration for my work. I identify with the characters in my work as their experiences and goals reflect a state of mind familiar to me. I paint family members, friends, famous people, strangers, and imagined images of enslaved people who were recorded as having run away from bondage.

About the art

Markeith Woods, a native of Pine Bluff, AR, is a 2014 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a Bachelor of Science in Visual Arts. In 2015, he attended Memphis College of Art for a year where he studied painting and drawing. Now, Woods is in his second semester to finish his Master of Fine Arts at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where he received a full ride, including a Graduate Fellowship and Graduate Assistantship. Within his five years of college experience, Woods had been very involved in art competitions and community projects. He is a National artist who has exhibited at various locations including Agora Gallery in NYC, a solo show at Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council, winner of the Arkansas Arts Council SWOP, and has an upcoming show at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to name a few. Woods works in charcoal, graphite, acrylic, pastels, and oil pastels. Aside from being an artist, Woods is also an art educator. He worked for the Arts & Science Center in Pine Bluff, AR as an assistant educator where he gave tours and gained experience with organizing educational classes. This led him to an opportunity to work as a substitute teacher at Lighthouse Academy Charter School in Pine Bluff, AR. He was responsible for providing classroom instruction and activities for students in grades K-6th. From that experience, he furthered his educational career by becoming a full-time elementary Art Teacher, where he served two years.

Markeith Woods, a native of Pine Bluff, AR, is a 2014 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a Bachelor of Science in Visual Arts. In 2015, he attended Memphis College of Art for a year where he studied painting and drawing. Now, Woods is in his second semester to finish his Master of Fine Arts at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where he received a full ride, including a Graduate Fellowship and Graduate Assistantship. Within his five years of college experience, Woods had been very involved in art competitions and community projects. He is a National artist who has exhibited at various locations including Agora Gallery in NYC, a solo show at Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council, winner of the Arkansas Arts Council SWOP, and has an upcoming show at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff to name a few. Woods works in charcoal, graphite, acrylic, pastels, and oil pastels. Aside from being an artist, Woods is also an art educator. He worked for the Arts & Science Center in Pine Bluff, AR as an assistant educator where he gave tours and gained experience with organizing educational classes. This led him to an opportunity to work as a substitute teacher at Lighthouse Academy Charter School in Pine Bluff, AR. He was responsible for providing classroom instruction and activities for students in grades K-6th. From that experience, he furthered his educational career by becoming a full-time elementary Art Teacher, where he served two years.

My work is an inspired narrative of life where people demonstrate love, respect, compassion, agony, oppositions, confidence, and death. I am a perceptual artist. Through observation, I aim to re-create my personal experiences by using symbols, words, images, and emotions that are familiar. When faced with life's challenges and confronting pain it drives out the imperfection that we face such as oppression, health disparities, societal problems, unemployment, and other issues. These emotions are an inspiration for my work. I identify with the characters in my work as their experiences and goals reflect a state of mind familiar to me. I paint family members, friends, famous people, strangers, and imagined images of enslaved people who were recorded as having run away from bondage.