Visiting scholar | Jessica Bell Brown
The Painting department welcomes Jessica Bell Brown, an art historian and writer based in New York. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the department of Art & Archaeology at Princeton. Her project revisits Sam Gilliam, Joe Overstreet and the painterly object in the post-civil rights decade. Bell Brown holds a BA in art history from Northwestern University. She is a Teach for America alumna and has worked in various programming and curatorial capacities at cultural institutions in New York City including Creative Time and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. She is currently the Mellon Museum Research Consortium Fellow in the department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art.
Thursday, May 23 at 5:30pm
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum
Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI