Katie Wohl’s art series “Black Lives Matter - Black Voices,” was inspired by the frustration and sadness she experienced and saw her community experience after Michael Brown was murdered on August 9, 2014, by Darrell Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department. After years of watching countless black men and women murdered by police officers, security guards and vigilantes in America art became an important outlet. So, she created art that would not only act as a therapeutic vehicle for herself, but she hoped the work might resonate with a larger community of people who are taking an active role in the problems in their society and maybe even garner attention from those who remained blind to the structural and institutional issues of race in America. And that by selling her work, she could then donate the proceeds to the National Police Accountability Project. She then started designing black and white portraits of black men and women using quotes from black female writers.
All proceeds are donated to the National Police Accountability Project (NPAP).