Dorsey, Najee, (G.O.A.T.)

G.O.A.T by Najee Dorsey

If art was no longer your day job what would you be doing?

Well when art wasn’t my day job I was running a couple of small businesses so I’m sure I would be at least selling bottled water and bean pies somewhere.

What figure in history would easily represent your alter ego?

Dr. Margaret Taylor-Burroughs

What movies can you watch over and over again?

Life, Love Jones, shawshank redemption

What do you ultimately want to be remembered for?

One of the great contributors to African American Visual Culture

Favorite childhood candy?
Redhots…  but honeybun gets a mention too 🙂

Najee Dorsey, artist, gallerist, producer, CEO and Founder of Black Art In America™ (BAIA). BAIA is a multifaceted media company. Since 2010 BAIA’s mission has been to document, preserve and promote the contributions of the African American visual arts community. The last nine years BAIA has generated thousands of hours of free original content and educational tools. Conducted member workshops, profiles on artists, collectors and industry professionals as well as produced and curated fine art shows in New York, Philadelphia, Houston, Kansas City, and Miami to name a few. Najee is also an accomplished visual artist with works in the permanent collections of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: PAFA, the Columbus Museum, Charles H. Wright, Houston Museum of African American Culture, David C. Driskell Collection, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, David W. Mullins Library at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, Clark Atlanta University Museum, African American Museum of Dallas and many private collections around the world.


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