Community News from Art History: October 2022

Prof. Babatunde Lawal presented a lecture titled “Yoruba Art in Africa & the Americas” at the Goochland Branch Library.

Subversive Media: Materiality and Power curated by Haley Clouser (MA ’19) for Second Street Gallery, was sponsored by the Andy Warhol Foundation.

Errol Nelson (MA ’22) has accepted a new position as the Curatorial Program Coordinator at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida.

Maureen O’Connor (MA ’18) accepted a position as Educational Programs Manager at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

Monica Kinsey (MA ’19) joined The Anderson at VCU as Administrative Coordinator. 

The Studio Museum in Harlem welcomed alum Amber Esseiva as its first-ever curator-at-large.

Georgetown Heritage hired Brooke Heiche (MA ’22) as a Development Associate. 

Roland Coffey (MA ’15) assumed the Director Of Communications position at the Yale University Art Gallery.

Kristina Keogh (Ph.D ’14) joined the University of South Florida St. Petersburg as Campus Dean of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library.

Adjunct Assistant Prof. Becky Shields received a second Affordable Course Content Award from VCU Libraries to expand a video library showcasing Black artists’ contributions to regional historic sites.

The Southern Exigency publication is available online. The exhibition was co-curated by students in the Anderson’s Applied Curatorial Practices course, including Art History students Julia Park and Sakina Ahmad.

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