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Mandy Harris Williams

Mandy Harris Williams is a multimedia artist, working in the literary/intellectual, visual, cinematic, performative and musical arts, originally hailing from New York City and now living in Los Angeles. She graduated from Harvard, having studied the History of the African Diaspora, as well as contemporary Black issues, including the mass incarceration crisis and the preschool to prison pipeline. She received her MA in Urban Education and worked as a classroom teacher for 7 years in low income communities. She has shown and presented work throughout multiple artistic mediums at the Moving Picture Biennial at the Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, MOCA Geffen Contemporary, and Paula Cooper Gallery, among many others. More information about Mandy can be found at her website ( or on social media platforms at IdealBlackFemale.

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