We had the good fortune of connecting with Tiana Spencer and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Tiana, what’s the end goal, career-wise?
An ending goal of mine is to create something bigger than myself that allows those of color to have opportunities within the creative industry. My fear is for so much talent to keep being over-looked due to the amount of melanin one has in their person.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
So I refer to myself as an interdisciplinary artist that’s currently operating as a Creative Services owner + Freelance model. I started in front of the camera, but being a person of ambition as allowed for me to expand beyond what younger me could even imagine. I’m going the non-traditional route & loving every second of it! One thing I’d like to share is simply go for it & do it for passion; the profit will follow.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Since I’m a fan of artsy nights, my first recommendation would be “Houston,Forever.” A direction description of the event would be; “Houston Forever is a collaborative art & music exhibition developed by Prauper in collaboration with ArtHouston Magazine & The Mayors Office of Cultural Affairs.” A huge plus would be the fact some current NNOIRE work is apart of the exhibition from now until Mid-April.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
S/o to God first & foremost, without him I truly would be nothing. Next, my immediate family & close friends have really been supporting me going on this creative journey. They’ve believed in me more than I believed in myself at one point in time…

Website: www.nnoire.com


Image Credits
Photographers: Mani Olaniyan (IG/maniccomp) Cameron Reed (IG/ CAMSVISUALART) Taia “Shoota” Norwood (IG/tnvisuals_) Tosin Alagun (IG/ tosinalagun) Courtney Hansford (IG/the.playgal) Models: Nneoma “Angel” Iheukwumere (IG/nneomaangel_) Ebony Ohen (IG/gl0hen) Nia Lancit (IG/nialancit) Makeup Artists: Briana McEntire (IG/brimvk & lucidbybri) Ngozi Iheukwumere (IG/ngozi.christine & slay.by.zi)

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