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“My passion as an African American artist is to present artistic works that reflect the positive history and nature of my culture and share that experience with the world. I am also a retired teacher and consider myself more of a narrative artist researching with a purpose to teach Black History from my artistic perspective using both styles of abstraction and realism to tell the stories.”
Author/Writer, Designer, Visual Artist

Marcella is known for her colorful oil on canvas creations in her signature Plastic Space abstraction and detailed Realism. She is very proud of the Southern Roots™ Distinguished Alabama Artist Award from The Academy of Arts, Inc. at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. She has works in the permanent collection of the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum and The Alabama State University in Montgomery. Her work is featured in the video presentation “The Journey” at the APEX Museum in Atlanta Georgia. Marcella’s work has been shown at the Hampton University Museum’s gallery, the Foothill College, Los Altos, CA - one woman show, The University of Riverside, CA gallery, to name a few. Marcella’s art has been shown and collected by national and international audiences. In 2012, Marcella published an auto biography titled; A Journey Through Plastic Space; available on It describes with over 40 full color plates her unique signature style of abstraction influenced by Pablo Picasso’s Cubism from the beginning to 2011. She has expanded her talents and wrote a horror novel , available on, A Quilt of Dreams, that explores the idea of a haunted quilt. A must read with the lights on!

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