Necessary Tomorrows is a radical platform that represents those of us who stand outside the circle of this society's definition of what’s acceptable and works to design a future with us in mind. We put a spotlight on bold, fearless creatives of color in Baltimore and Beyond through monthly art exhibitions and media podcast features, powered by Sharayna Ashanti Christmas. 

Monica Ikegwu is a figure painter who lives and works in Baltimore. Ikegwu focuses mainly on the portraiture/depiction of African Americans in combination with two dimensional elements. She draws inspiration for her work from the lifestyle observed within the Baltimore community.