Seat at the Table: Conversation with Board Members of Art Institutions (part A)
Seat at the Table: Conversation with Board Members of Art Institutions (part B)
BAIA Talks: Seat at the Table: Conversation with Board Members of Art Institutions held at the Black Art In America Fine Art Show Houston October 28, 2017. A seat on the Board is nice but here is how we advance culture through exhibition, programming and the permanent collections of majority institutions as it relates to artists of color. Moderated by Faron Manuel.
Faron Manuel is the coordinator of the Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship and the Mellon Graduate Fellowship in Object-Centered Curatorial Research at the High Museum of Art. Prior to joining the High Museum, he was the Special Projects Curatorial Assistant to the director of the Clark Atlanta University Art Museum.
Faron also served as the Assistant Editor at Black Art In America, where he interviewed Prominent African American artists and reported extensively about contemporary art and culture. He holds a B.A. in History from Clark Atlanta University. Before obtaining his degree he worked as a docent and student Assistant in the CAU Art Museum, earned several awards and fellowships in the arts, and curated Négritude, an exhibition that explored a French literary and philosophical movement within the African diaspora