First a musician now since 2013 Nona has been building a 2nd career as a visual artist, exhibiting and selling her mixed media and assemblage art. She has had two shows in NY, one in LA and Nona’s first ‘solo exhibition’ at Sol Studio, September 2016. Nona is an Ambassador for Artistry in Education at Berkelee College of Music in Boston working to develop and integrate the Music Ensemble, Music Theatre and Electronic Production and Design Departments.
Hendryx is known for her work as a solo artist as well as for being one-third of the trio Labelle, who had a hit with “Lady Marmalade.” Her music has ranged from soul, funk, dance, and R&B to hard rock, art rock, and world music. Her family’s last name was originally spelled with an “i”; she is a cousin to American musician Jimi Hendrix. Quite simply put, Nona Hendryx is the quintessential “mother” of contemporary artists such as Yoko Ono, Grace Jones, Erykah Badu, Peter Gabrielle, David Bowie and Janelle Monáe, Will.i.am, Daft Punk, Imogene Heap and others who can only hope to see careers that allow them to span the decades, and she still Rocks on!