>> Join BAM with Tau Lewis
Tau Lewis (b. 1993, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) employs arduous methods such as hand sewing, carving, and assemblage to build intricate sculptural portraits and quilts. A self-taught artist... >> Read More
Valerie Cassel Oliver
Valerie Cassel Oliver is the Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Previously, she was Senior Curator at the Contemporary Arts... >> Read More
Dr. Kelli Morgan
Dr. Kelli Morgan is a Professor of the Practice and the inaugural Director of Curatorial Studies at Tufts University. A curator, educator, and social justice activist who specializes in American art and visual culture, her scholarly commitment... >> Read More
Cameron Shaw was appointed Executive Director of the California African American Museum (CAAM) in February 2021, after serving as Deputy Director and Chief Curator since September 2019. A native of Los Angeles... >> Read More
Ebony G. Patterson
Ebony G. Patterson received her BFA in painting from Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica in 2004. In 2006, she received an MFA in printmaking and drawing from the Sam Fox School of Design... >> Read More
Photo by Daniel Moody. Image courtesy the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.
Odili Donald Odita
Odili Donald Odita (b. Engu, Nigeria in 1966; lives and works in Philadelphia, PA) is an abstract painter whose work explores color both in the figurative historical context, and in the sociopolitical sense. He is best known for his large-scale canvases... >> Read More
© Odili Donald Odita. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Photo by Jide Alakija.
Kalup Linzy received his MFA from the University of South Florida. He also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Linzy has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a grant from... >> Read More
A pivotal figure in the field of conceptual art, Charles Gaines has long employed a generative process to create series of works in a variety of mediums. By creating space between a specific symbol and the systems applied to its representation... >> Read More
© Charles Gaines. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth. Photo by Fredrik Nilsen.
Tschabalala Self builds a singular style from the syncretic use of both painting and printmaking to explore idea about the black female body. The artist constructs exaggerated depictions of female bodies using... >> Read More
Photo by Chris DeFonte.
María Magdalena Campos-Pons
María Magdalena Campos-Pons combines and crosses diverse artistic practices, including photography, painting, sculpture, film, video, and performance. Her work addresses issues of history, memory, gender, and religion... >> Read More
Allison Glenn is Senior Curator and Director of Public Art at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH), where she provides senior leadership encompassing exhibitions, public projects, and artist-driven initiatives in the public realm... >> Read More
Photo by Rana Young