Desiree Thomas

"Through my work I am trying to reconcile these feelings of ‘otherness’ by creating a safe space where I can be seen."

Desiree Thomas is a multidisciplinary artist from Charlotte, NC who predominantly works in oils. In 2016, she earned her BA in studio art where she concentrated in printmaking and ceramics. In the following years, she became an art educator where she developed an affinity for oil painting and in 2022 completed an artist residency at Goodyear Arts. She’s exhibited with Black Cherry Magazine, Tchotchke Gallery, McColl Center and Goodyear Arts to name a few.

Hometown: Charlotte, NC