Stacey Robinson is an artist from Albany, NY, who creates graphic novels, art exhibitions, and other multimedia works of art that explores the ideas of “Black Utopias” through an Afro-Futurist lens. Robinson graduated from Fayetteville State University with a Bachelor of Arts, and went on to complete his Master of Fine Arts as a Arthur Schomburg Fellow at the University of Buffalo.
He is a part of the collaborative artist duo “Black Kirby” alongside John Jennings, which explores Afro Speculative existence through the aesthetic of Jack Kirby. Robinson has been a part of many exhibitions including “Invisible Ink: Black Independent Comix” at the University of Tennessee and “Beyond the Frame: African American Comic Book Artists” at the Flint Institute of Arts.
Robinson’s artwork explores the ideas of futures where Black people are free from the harmful impacts of colonialism. His work can be seen around the world at Modern Graphics in Berlin, Bucknell University, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Some of his graphic novels include: ‘Kid Code: Channel Zero’, ‘Prison Industrial Complex For Beginners’, and ‘I am Alfonso Jones’.