Where she started
Shevaré is a multifaceted creative force, adept in the realms of costume design, visual art, poetry,
and fashion education. With an unparalleled ability to intertwine visual art, theater, and fashion, Shevaré embarks on a ceaseless exploration of innovative means of creative expression.
Her talent has earned her noteworthy acclaim, being honored with the Emerging Artist Award from the Arts and Education
Council in 2022. Demonstrating her undeniable potential and vision, Shevaré was further recognized in 2023 when she received the St. Louis Visionary Award for Emerging Artist. Living by the philosophy of pursuing one's passions wholeheartedly, she exemplifies the mantra, "Love what you do, do what you
love"; Her dedication to her craft serves as an inspirational model for aspiring creatives.
With every brushstroke, stitch, and artistic endeavor, Perry continues to captivate audiences and redefine the boundaries of creative expression, leaving her mark on the world of art, fashion, and beyond.
Currently her work is exhibited at Lambert St. Louis Airport.
Over the last few years, her art has been featured at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and galleries in Chicago, New York, and London.
Most recently, she's designed costumes for Center of Creative Arts Matilda and Pippin, Big Muddy Dance Company, Shakespeare In The Streets, and Action Art Collaborative.
Shevaré holds a B.S. Fashion Design from Philadelphia University and attended graduate school in London, England.
She has also completed the Community Artist Training and Teaching Artist Institute programs at the Regional Arts Commission.
Ever since childhood Shevare’s parents would encourage her to express her creativity. This led her to study Fashion Design at Philadelphia University. Being quite imaginative she began to make wearable art and large hair pieces for hair shows.
Her dedication to remain creative has led to many opportunities:
St. Louis Arts Awards Emerging Artist Honoree
St. Louis Visionary Awards Emerging Artist Honoree
Solo Art Exhibitions (Boyle Family Gallery- Lindenwood University and Saks Fifth Avenue Gallery Plaza Frontenac)
Present and exhibit at Museums- St. Louis Art Museum and The Charles Wright Museum
International Fashion Weeks
Travel and work backstage at top hair shows nationwide
Meet and connect with fashion students from around the country
Teach fashion design and marketing at the collegiate level
Flawless Beats: Pop Art Portraits of Women in Hip Hop and R&B
Lambert St. Louis Airport - Terminal 2- E33
October 2023 - April 2024
An energic tribute to the vibrant world of women in Hip Hop and R&B. Through a collection of stunning pop art portraits, Shevaré celebrates the influence and creative essence of artists including Solange Knowles, Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, Cardi B, and Queen Latifah.
She Is Her, I Am She is a collection of mixed media collage, digital portraits and poetry that explores womanhood, beauty and fashion.
She Is Her, I Am She I + II
Saks Fifth Avenue Gallery - Plaza Frontenac
May 10, 2021 - September 1, 2021
Solo Exhibition- Moments of Freedom
Displayed at the Charles Wright Museum- June 2018 - February 2019
Presented at St. Louis Art Museum March 23, 2019
Featured at UrbArts St. Louis May 2019
Exhibited and Presented at Boyle Family Gallery- Lindenwood University- September 2019
Angad Arts Hotel- Presentation October 30, 2019
Mary Institute and Country Day (MICDS) - School Assembly + Workshops November 2019
St. Louis Artists' Guild- Constructed Visions III August-September 2020
A Little of This, A Little of That- An Exploration into Mixed Media - The Gallery at Paragon September 2020
Boyle Family Gallery- Moments of Freedom- August - September 2020
The year is 2195, and A LOT has changed. After major political, economic, and social turmoil, the United States is a disaster. The media is completely controlled and censored by the government. The history of the oppressed, and people of color has been dismantled, edited, and in most cases totally erased. All books and physical publications are forbidden and have been destroyed.
All is not completely lost. There is a glimmer of hope!
Meet Wynk, a young African American girl, who inherited the special gift of time travel from her parents through a rare genetic mutation.
After discovering a preserved, prohibited, hidden copy of Opportunity- A Journal of Negro Life, she decides to travel to the magical place of Harlem Renaissance (as she would call it) featured in the 1920’s publication.