Ricky Weaver is an Image-based artist, educator, and mother from Ypsilanti, MI. She received her BFA from Eastern Michigan University and her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She currently serves as Part-time faculty in thePhotography department at Wayne State University. Weaver has shown work at Page Bond Gallery, Photographic Center Northwest, The 2013 Havana Biennale and more.
Weavers practice tends to the nuances of black life as it relates to language. Her application of scripture, hymn, and colloquial passages activates a portal through black semiotics to worlds that don’t require escape.