Stan Squirewell is a US-born artist that lives and works in Kentucky. His artistic training began at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. He has studied under many of DC’s legends including artists such as Michael Platt and Lou Stovall.
Mr. Squirewell is a painter, photographer, installation, and performance artist. His work is multilayered and his subject matter tackles themes such as race and memory through mythology, sacred geometry, and science.
He draws his inspiration from theory books, science fiction movies and novels, avant-garde jazz, and indigenous storytelling.
His work is privately and publically collected,. They are located in the Reginald Lewis Museum, the Robert Steele Collection, and recently acquired by the Smithsonian for the African American Museum (2015.)