Skip to main content
College

‘Mixed’: BYU Art Major’s Series on Individuals of Mixed Race

Art Major Aïsha Lehmann’s Series ‘Mixed’ Features Portraits of People of Mixed Racial Backgrounds on Unique Backdrops

"Lexie" by Aïsha Lehmann
“Lexie” by Aïsha Lehmann, Modern West Fine Art.


Art major Aïsha Lehmann’s portraits are based on interviews with people of mixed race. The patterns and colors—a mix of ink and tissue paper on wood—are inspired by textiles and plants mentioned by each person, Lehmann explains. The series was displayed in the Finch Lane Gallery in Salt Lake City. Lehmann is also sponsored by the Modern West Fine Art Gallery—an uncommon and prestigious accomplishment for a student.

Lehmann hopes her work will garner compassion: “We are all coming from very different backgrounds,” she says, “but we can all relate in that we each have a [unique] background.”

Read the full Y Magazine article here.

Recommended Articles

data-content-type="article"

Student Curatorial Team Joins Professor to Put On Show at Prestigious LA Arts Fair

July 19, 2022 03:59 PM
Students Malachi Wilson and Janessa Lewis Joined Forces With Faculty Member Christopher Lynn to Display Art by Nancy Rivera and BYU Alum Jacob Haupt
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection= overrideCardHideByline= overrideCardHideDescription= overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

BYU Alumni Bring Indigenous Arts to Utah Classrooms

July 12, 2022 01:07 PM
BYU Alumni Work to Enrich Utah Classrooms with Native American Arts
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection= overrideCardHideByline= overrideCardHideDescription= overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

Y We Sing: Choral Couple Brings the 'BYU Way’ to China

July 12, 2022 01:07 PM
Choral Conductor Wenhao Mu and his Wife Wenjing She Share How BYU Impacted the Way They Connect with People
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection= overrideCardHideByline= overrideCardHideDescription= overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection= overrideCardHideByline= overrideCardHideDescription= overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=