Adana Tillman’s body of work encompasses bold patterns, textures, and textile surface design. She takes inspiration from her surroundings: from dancers to pedestrians, and from her culture, including African American hair and fashion throughout her artistic practice.
Location: Atlanta, GA
Exhibitions and Awards: Adrienne Brown-David currently works from her home studio in Water Valley, MS where she resides with her husband, Taariq and their four daughters.She has exhibited widely throughout the US, in Minnesota, Mississippi, and the St. Croix, US Virgin Islands.
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Tillman's work encompasses bold patterns, textures and textile surface design. With a focus on portraits and figures, she likes to explore organic and modern shapes while creating depth with pattern design. She uses a combination of hand sewn techniques such as embroidery and beading. A combination of acrylic paint and hand carved stamps to create depth in her work.