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Alumna featured in local art show

ByConnor Merk

Feb 11, 2021

Alumna Ja’lisa Yates ‘19 is currently featured in Virginia Beach Public Library’s Meet the Artist Show. Yates’ artwork includes human faces from her VWU Senior Art Exhibition, personal works and photo and portrait studies. She mentions that she was inspired by historical artists, especially those that created portrait paintings, along with contemporary artists that she follows on social media. According to her personal website, after graduating from VWU, she has worked as a freelance digital artist using Clip Studio Paint Pro to provide designs and illustrations requested by clients.

Connor Merk
ccmerk@vwu.edu