Vashti Harrison is an artist and filmmaker whose work focuses on the natural and the supernatural. Folklore, fables and fairy tales tend to weave their way into everything she makes. Working in multiple formats and mediums she uses the form and aesthetics of classic tales to retell stories from her own life and investigate her Caribbean Heritage.
Vashti earned her MFA in Film/Video from CalArts and her BA from the University of Virginia. She held the Aunspaugh 5th Year Fellowship in the McIntire Department of Art from 2010-2011. She is from Onley, Virginia, currently living in Valencia, California.
Field Notes: An Unexpected Journey (2014)