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Yesomi Umolu
Yesomi Umolu Yesomi Umolu is Exhibitions Curator at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago. Umolu directs a program of international contemporary art in the Logan Center Gallery and contributes to a number of strategic committees that drive the development of contemporary art, […]

Yesomi Umolu | Artistic Director, 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial


Allison Glenn Crystal Bridges
January 25, 2018 via Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces the appointment of Allison Glenn as Associate Curator, Contemporary Art. Glenn joins the Crystal Bridges curatorial team on February 12, 2018. In this new role, Glenn will contribute to the growing contemporary art […]

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Appoints Allison Glenn as ...




artist in residence
An SAIC alum and Artist-in-Residence uses art to empower young, African American women to tell their stories. by Jeremy Ohmes Michael Brown. Freddie Gray. Laquan McDonald. Their names are well known. They are the modern-day symbols of injustice against African Americans and the rallying cries of the Black Lives Matter […]

Say Her Name | SAIC Alum & Artist In Residence ...


Bemis Center
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency Session: January 4–December 15, 2017 Deadline: August 29, 2016 Notifications to all applicants will be made via email by November 1, 2016 Description: The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts is now accepting applications from national and international curators for its inaugural Curator-in-Residence Program. Starting […]

Bemis Center accepting applications for Curator-in-Residence Program


arnold j. kemp
www.sfai.edu San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) announces the appointment of Arnold J. Kemp as Distinguished Artist-in-Residence for the 2016 Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Studio Art program. Arnold Joseph Kemp is the recipient of awards and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Joan Mitchell […]

2016 Artist-in-Residence: Arnold J. Kemp | San Francisco Art Institute



kerry james marshall
by VICTORIA L. VALENTINE | via Culture Type THE RECORD PRICE for paintings by Kerry James Marshall doubled last night at Christie’s New York. “Plunge”(1992), a large-scale painting by the Chicago artist sold for more than $2.1 million (including fees), a new auction record for the artist, according to Christie’s and Iris Index. The sale estimate for […]

‘Plunge’ by Kerry James Marshall Sells for $2.1 Million | ...


museum african american
Washington, D.C., native hopes to promote expansion, reach more Iowans in new role at African American Museum By Liz Zabel - The Gazette When LaNisha Cassell lost her home to a fire last September, the community reached out to help her.  “They were incredible,” she said.  Now — after 11 years […]

Cassel Appointed New Deputy Director of African American Museum