Gio Swaby celebrates Black women at Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg

Tampa Bay Times

ST. PETERSBURG — “I’m making the art that I wanted to see.”

That is how Bahamian artist Gio Swaby explained her textile-based portraits of Black women, on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg in her first museum solo exhibition, “Gio Swaby: Fresh Up.”

June 6, 2022