Juana Williams, Curator of the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts at the Kendall College of Art and Design (Grand Rapids, MI), reviewed 485 submissions from a national applicant pool. She selected 43 works for inclusion in <i>Paint: Medium as Power in a Time of Crisis</i>. "f,or,ever", a collaborative work I developed with Lando Valdez, was shown in both the brick-and-mortar and virtual spaces of the Barrett Art Center. <br>URL to virtual exhibition: <a href="https://www.barrettartcenter.org/paint-artwork-gallery">https://www.barrettartcenter.org/paint-artwork-gallery</a><br>Curator biography: Williams has "curated exhibitions at multiple galleries and museums featuring a roster of artists at various stages of their careers including Wangechi Mutu, Firelei Báez, Devan Shimoyama, Mavis Pusey, and Elizabeth Catlett, to name a few. She has recently guest-curated at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art and the Grand Rapids Art Museum. She has presented lectures at numerous venues such as Kendall College of Art and Design, Crooked Tree Art Center, and Central Michigan University. She has also recently contributed to three exhibition catalogues, including <i>Before Words </i>through Kavi Gupta Gallery, <i>Many moons same sky</i> through Simone DeSousa Gallery, and the <i>Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 107th Annual Exhibition</i> through the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Her work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the Wege Foundation, and the Frye Foundation."
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