Verneda Lights is a Gullah-born historian, physician, poet, science writer, and visual artist/ photographer, who is known for her many Afro-surreal and Afro-futuristic paintings & photo-collages. Her visual art spans the spectrum of traditional to digital. Her work has been selected for permanent display by the Boston Cyberarts Festival, Field of Vision New York City, and The Sketchbook Project. Verneda's work was most recently shown at the 2017 Whitney Biennial (as part of Occupy Museum's group exhibit), and at Woman Made Gallery's "Wild Cuts" exhibit, (Summer 2017). As CEO of the multimedia design and business consultancy, E-graphX Omnimedia, Verneda currently hails from her hometown of Port Royal, South Carolina, the heart of Gullah country, USA.