Texas Tech University

SRO Photo Gallery

Alayna N. Pernell: Our Mothers' Gardens
September 29 - October 31, 2021

Alayna N Pernell
Cradling My Ancestral Mother #1 (2021) inkjet print, 30 x 24 inches.

African American photographer Alayna N. Pernell utilizes archived photographs of Black women and the language of vernacular images in her photo series Our Mothers' Gardens to bring to light the loss of identity throughout Black history and the negative impact it continues to have.

Alayna N Pernell
With Care to Mrs. Maudelle Bass Weston (2020) archival inkjet print, 5 x 6 inches.

She has a Master of Fine Arts degree in photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is currently an Associate Lecturer in the Art & Design Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts.  


Cathy Spence: Crooked Eye
August 23 - September 26, 2021


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SRO Photo Gallery Exhibits Coordinator
srophotogallery.art@ttu.edu; 806-742-1947