Artist Biography

Destiny Palmer is currently an Associate Professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Palmer received her Masters of Fine Arts in Painting from Tyler School of Art at Temple University in 2017. Palmer is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Destiny was co-founder of Traditions Remixed, an artist collective whose goal is to create a supportive community for young artists, especially artists of color, encouraging collaboration and networking. Palmer has been exploring and investigating what it means to be an artist and advocate for the arts. Palmer served on Boston's Arts and Culture Team under new elected Mayor Marty Walsh. Palmer has also worked with organizations like Discover Roxbury, Dorchester Arts Collective and TLC Arts and Sciences Foundation, while  also participating in exhibitions at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Museum of Fine Arts. Prior to moving to Philadelphia, Palmer was a faculty member at Boston Arts Academy. As an educator her  goals are to  mentor  students  as they develop as young creators, especially in preparation for college and as artistic professionals. 

Most recently Palmer is the finalist for Codman Square's public art design and is a Artist in Resident at Cambridge Community Art Center in collaboration with MIT. 

 For more information on Destiny's work, to get in touch regarding employment opportunities, or to just say hello, feel free to get in touch.

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