Artist Nina Chanel Abney stands in front of her artwork at a museum.

Nina Chanel Abney

Duke/UNC Nannerl O. Keohane Distinguished Visiting Professor

A visual artist and muralist provoking thought and conversation on politics, race, celebrity, and consumerism.

Nina Chanel Abney is a visual artist and muralist focused on provoking thought and conversation through work on politics, race, celebrity, and consumerism. Riding wide acclaim and several prominent museum appearances, including a solo exhibition at Duke’s Nasher Museum, Abney connected with a range of departments at UNC and collaborated students from UNC’s ARTS 290 class to create a mural on the UNC Morrison Dorm basketball court, which was unveiled on April 6, 2018.

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