Golden Girl, 24″ x 24″, oil on panel. 2018

McClendon received her MFA in 2017 from Texas Woman’s University and her BFA, graduating suma cum laude from Howard University. Post undergrad, she traveled to India to intern as a labor and birth coach at Booma Hospital in Tamil Nadu. Her work is currently on display at Fort Work Art in her first major solo exhibition, Self Timer (on display until Dec. 8th). McClendon has been featured all over DFW, in galleries like 500X Gallery, Art Room, Creative Arts Center, Museum of Biblical Arts, as well as TWU Galleries. She has also been a resident artist at Tech Wildcatters at Alto 211 in Downtown Dallas and Woodsong Institute of Art and the recipient of multiple scholarships and Best of Show awards in juried competitions. McClendon teaches as an adjunct at Eastfield College in Mesquite TX and continues to work out of her private studio in Dallas. She is currently represented by FortWorks Art in Fort Worth TX. Please contact them for commissions and available works.

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