Selections from Schwanda’s Private Art Collection

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.

Contact us at for loan inquries or presentations surrounding the collection.

Schwanda in her home during an interview with the International Review on African American Art
Photo Credit: Jati Lindsay



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

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″
Photo Credit: Jati Lindsay

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″

Yinka Shonibare, MBE
Climate Shit Drawing 1, 2008
four color lithographic print together with silk screen glaze, collaged with fabrics and foils and die cut Somerset radium white satin, 330gsm
13.5 x 20”
Signed edition

Jim’s Escape
Unique handmade kites, Dutch wax fabric and hand carved wood Dimensions variable
Photo Credit: Jati Lindsay

Jamea Richmond Edwards
Venus, 2010
Ink, graphite, acrylic and collage on canvas
Photo Credit: Jati Lindsay


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