Artist: Xenobia Bailey

American designer and fiber artist known for her crochet mandalas and hats

Her name was originally Sherilyn; she chose Xenobia after the warrior queen of Ancient Palmyra

She studied crochet at the Pratt Institute

Her main influences are African, Chinese, Native American, and Eastern philosophies, and the 1970s Funk aesthetic

She has an etsy shop where she sells some of her work


Second-Hand Cinema

This fiber artist, Xenobia Bailey, learned to “funk it together” by watching the women in her community beautify their environments with limited resources and a ton of creativity.

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Xenobia Bailey - aesthetically funky


Xenobia Bailey and funkgodjazz&medicine, Brooklyn, NY