Tingatinga Fish by Dr. Clarence Talley, Sr.


Dr. Clarence Talley, Sr. is a Professor of Art at Prairie View A & M University and an ordained minister at Mount Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, Hempstead, Texas, the World Christianship Ministries, and the United Christian Faith Ministries. Dr. Talley's subjects are diverse and range from traditional to contemporary. He records the African American experience and the human condition with passion and unrestrained vigor. As a paramount source of inspiration, Dr. Talley draws upon the Bible for motivation both spiritually and visually. He received a B.A. from Southern University, an M.F.A. from Louisiana State University, an M.A. from Houston Graduate School of Theology, and a D.B.S. from Master's International School of Divinity. Dr. Talley is a Fulbright-Hays Scholar to Africa where he has traveled extensively in East and West Africa. He is also a Phelps-Stoke Fellow to the Caribbean. Tingatinga Fish, type c-print, was part of Sweetwater's Standing Out From The Crowds exhibition in 2010.

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