Schwanda Rountree is an emerging art collector whose private collection focuses on works by artists of color, creating dialogue in their work that is specific to her personally. These are a just a few works in her personal collection.


Shinique Smith
Leda and the Swan, 2006
Ink and collage on paper, diptych
22 1/4″ x 30″


Mequitta Ahuja
Meecoo Mocoo, 2011
Acrylic, colored pencil, oil and enamel on vellum
73″ x 85″

Mequitta Ahuja (Installation view at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution)
Meecoo Mocoo, 2011
Acrylic, colored pencil, oil and enamel on vellum



Bethany Collins
Well They Just Don’t Match Up, 2013
White Noise Series
Chalk and charcoal on chalkboard
60″ x 80″ x 1 5/8″

Wangechi Mutu
Homeward Bound, 2010
Archival pigment print with silkscreen on archival paper
25″ x 19 7/8″
Signed edition

Kehinde Wiley
After La Négresse, 1872
11″ x 10″ x 9″
Signed bust made of cast marble dust and resin
Signed edition

Boy/girl (study), 2013
Watercolor and graphite on handmade paper
23″ x 23″
Signed, titled, and dated verso

Carrie Mae Weems
Not Manet’s Type, 2001
40″ x 20″
Signed AP lithographic print

iona rozeal brown
Tyra Banks: Rough and Tough with an Afro Puff, 2009
mixed media on paper
17″ x 14″

Zoë Charlton
Those Girls #3, 2013
11″ x 20″
Collage on paper

Felandus Thames
Red Lip Painting #10, 2011
Acrylic and glitter on canvas
24″ x 24″

Toyin Ojih Odutola
Benjamin, 2012-2013
Etching with aquatint
9″ × 12″

Yinka Shonibare 
“Jim’s Escape”
handmade kites, Dutch wax fabric and hand carved wood
Dimensions variable 









Jamea Richmond Edwards
Venus, 2010
Ink, graphite, acrylic and collage on canvas


Jefferson Pinder
Lazarus, 2009
Single channel HD video, 5 min.
Artist’s Proof



Nate Young
Untitled (Pulpit Rubbings 1), 2014
Graphite on paper in artist made oak frame
16″ x 16″ x 2 1/2″

Sanford Biggers
The Floating World: Lotus (125th) , 2013
Paper Collage with Silkscreen and Hand-Coloring
28″ x 26.5″