"Roots is a self-portrait paying homage to my early life in the South. Leesburg is a series featuring my hometown (Leesburg, Mississippi) as well as various places throughout the South." - Samantha Yancey


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Yancey (b.1989) is a Mississippi-based photographer who enjoys traveling and immersing herself in diverse cultural experiences. She holds an Associates Degree in Photography from the Art Institute of Atlanta (2012). Her photograph Roots is a self-portrait paying homage to the artist’s early life in the South. This image from the Leesburg series is the cover image for the book Inspired Georgia, recently published by the University of Georgia Press, featuring poetry and photography from 85 exceptional Georgia artists. Yancey has recently returned from travels to Africa and Costa Rica where she has continued her focus on portrait photography. She was recently the Bronze award recipient for the 5th China Jinan International Photography Biennial.

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Roots, 2013
Lot Number 27
Archival Pigment Print
Work: 16 x 24 in (40.64 x 60.96 cm)
Frame: 24 x 32 in (60.96 x 81.28 cm)
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Archival signature label on verso

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  • Dimensions
    16 x 24 in (40.64 x 60.96 cm)