Sylvia Snowden is an African American artist with an M.F.A from Howard University. She received a scholarship to Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, ME and has a certificate from La Grande Chaumier in Paris, France. At Howard University she studied under David C. Driskell. She has taught at Howard University, Cornell, and Yale. She has served as an artist-in-residence, panelist, visiting artist, lecturer/instructor and curator in the United States and internationally. Her works have been shown in Chile, the Netherlands, Ethiopia, Australia, the Bahamas, France, Mexico, Italy & Japan.