Restorative Practices Practitioner
Talani Richardson is a Baltimore raised and based visual artist with extensive experience in non-profit administration, community arts, and trauma informed practices. Mx. Richardson has over six years’ experience in community outreach and contributing to visual and performing arts spaces. Richardson was involved in the execution of Kennedy Krieger Institute – Center of Child and Family Traumatic Stress’s partnership between local artists and clinical social workers to implement mental health plans for youth that incorporated artistic expression and exploration, with trauma-informed practices. Their artwork has been exhibited in the galleries of:
- Creative Alliance,
- Baltimore Theatre Project,
- Annex Theater,
- Loyola University Maryland
Richardson’s art and community work explores African, Indigenous and POC history, gender expression, cultural competency, generational trauma, and mindfulness. Their artwork’s aesthetic centers around our relationship with nature, Afro-futurism and surrealism, challenging audiences to analyze the influence we have on the present and future, informed by the past.
- Richardson supports Akoben by providing trainings and consultation services.
- Richardson enjoys meditation, listening to all types of music, connecting with people in our communities.