Xavier Hardison (b. 1998) is an African American Artist & Designer from Germantown, Maryland. He studied painting at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), and received fellowship from Yale Norfolk School of Art in 2019. Hardison has exhibited across the east coast including a solo show at West Elm Inner Harbor and group shows in Washington DC, Bethesda MD, Baltimore MD, Falls Church VA, Highland NY, Norfolk CT, and Providence RI. He currently lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland where he is pursuing his Bachelors of Fine Art from MICA.