Dimitry Saïd Chamy
Dimitry Saïd Chamy is an award-winning artist, transdisciplinary designer, and educator. Working from a queer, mixed Haïtian-Lebanese immigrant perspective, he explores speculative futures, generative systems, and symbolic world-building through co-creation and participatory storytelling.
Chamy has exhibited work from Miami to Beijing, including Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, New York, and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. He has worked on projects at multiple scales in diverse sectors, including art, education, fashion, technology, and the non-profit world. Chamy holds an MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University.
Born and raised in Port-au-Prince before immigrating to the United States, Chamy has taught at six universities and served as an Erasmus+ Scholar and Honorary Chair at the Art Academy in Latvia. Chamy is currently a Research Associate Professor and Resident Artist at the Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator at Florida International University in Miami, where he bases his studio.
Drawing is a meditation where flow becomes form, queering the line between binaries to build bridges and feed reservoirs of symbols to create an endless expanse of ritual, exploration, and proof of life. Drawing is how our future begins.