Radcliffe Bailey(b. 1968) is a painter, sculptor, and mixed media artist who layers imagery, culturally evocative materials, and text to explore themes of ancestry, race, and memory. Born in Bridgeton, New Jersey, he grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, where he attended the Atlanta College of Art. His work is often made from found materials from his past, including traditional African sculpture, tintypes of his family members, piano keys, and Georgia red clay. His work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Smithsonian Museum of American Art and The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, among others.