Markele Cullins (b. 1995) is an interdisciplinary artist born in Baltimore, MD and based in Los Angeles, CA. Their multidisciplinary practice combines traditional mediums and new media to ask questions about human connection to nature, spirituality, and time. Cullins received their BFA from The University of Maryland Baltimore County with a focus in Intermedia and obtained additional education from Maryland Institute College of Art, Haystack School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, and Art Coop.
Their most recent exhibition is Soul of The Butterfly: Chicory Magazine and Baltimore Black Arts Activism (2022), an educational collaboration at the Enoch Pratt Library (Baltimore, MD). Other recent showings include a solo exhibition titled Reflections From Home at The Shed Space (Baltimore, MD), as well as two group exhibitions: The Athens Biennale (Athens, Greece) and Mickalene Thomas’ A Moment's Pleasure at the Baltimore Museum of Art (Baltimore, MD).
Cullins was a founding member of Oak Hill Center for Education and Culture, and co-founded 4C Gallery, an online gallery for artists of color. They also collaborate with communities and students as a designer to create zines preserving Baltimore public history.
Email Markelecullins@gmail.com to say hi, ask questions + for work or collaboration inquires