Solo exhibit 'Documenting the Undocumented South' centers humanity of undocumented immigrants at Oglethorpe
Atlanta-based artist Yehimi Cambrón began her life in the American South as an undocumented immigrant.
After receiving DACA protection and the means to pursue a Studio Art degree at Agnes Scott College, she became one of Atlanta’s most prominent muralists, and her portraits have been featured at the High Museum of Art as their first works ever shown by an undocumented artist.
Now, the first solo exhibition in Atlanta of works by Yehimi Cambron is on view at the Oglethorpe Museum through October 15. In this interview, the artist joins “City Lights” host Lois Reitzes to speak more about the exhibition.
“I think that documenting our stories for American history, that’s kind of my larger mission here as an artist,” Cambron said.