Aminah Decé

Aminah Decé is trained at the World Combat Academy, Institute of Martial Science and maintains degrees of The Humanities, Fine Arts & Art History/Criticism from The University of Texas, San Antonio. Under the pseudonym P16, she began her artistic journey as a slam poet in Killeen, Texas, discrediting the concept of race and supremacy through a variety of media and performance. Aminah teaches Art leads Progrés Studios and A OK Arthouse. She collaborates with local artists and organizations to create Happenings and conduct visual and literary art workshops in the community. Aminah is also a member of Return of the Matriarch, a band completed by San Antonio’s Poet Laureate, Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson. Together R.O.T. M has featured their message of youth and women empowerment at South by Southwest, Luminaria, The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio Art Museum, The Carver Community Cultural Center and various schools and universities in the Central Texas region. Return of the Matriarch is currently preparing for the release of their long-awaited album, Queendom Come.

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  • Return of the Matriarch, Photography by Nicole Marie Moore


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