Artist Jeff Rivers

Jeff Rivers

Jeff Rivers is an African-American, self-taught visual artist, designer, and community advocate who works to empower minority groups through social impact art programs and street art. Rivers’ mission as an artist is to fill the cracks of need and education within the Columbia, SC community, and to provide a sustainable and impactful service through his visual art practice:

“I believe it is my duty as an artist to give back and engage the community on an aesthetic and intellectual level that is accessible to all populations.” 

Through community advocacy and art practice, Rivers works to increase access to art education and exhibition spaces for people of color. Rivers is an active arts educator who has worked across Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. and Columbia, S.C. Rivers’ project-based studio practice is centered around youth art programs, social impact art projects, school murals, and education workshops.

 

Featured Work

Momma And Me by Jeff Rivers

Momma And Me

by Jeff Rivers
acrylic, oil stick, fabric
on paper
55″ x 47″

On The Phone by Jeff Rivers

On The Phone

by Jeff Rivers
acrylic, oil stick, fabric
on paper
47″ x 71″

Pecola Breedlove’s Sister by Jeff Rivers

Pecola Breedlove’s Sister

by Jeff Rivers
acrylic, oil stick, fabric
on paper
47″ x 83″

Man On Porch by Jeff Rivers

Man On Porch

by Jeff Rivers
acrylic, oil stick, fabric
on paper
47″ x 76″

Joseph And Child I by Jeff Rivers

Joseph And Child I

by Jeff Rivers
acrylic, oil stick, fabric
on paper
47″ x 62″

Joseph And Child II by Jeff Rivers

Joseph and Child II

by Jeff Rivers
acrylic, oil stick, fabric
on paper
62″ x 47″

Untitled by Jeff Rivers

Untitled

by Jeff Rivers
acrylic, oil stick, fabric
on paper
47″ x 83″

Fruits Of Our Labor by Jeff Rivers
Fruits Of Our Labor by Jeff Rivers

Fruits Of Our Labor

by Jeff Rivers