David C. Driskell Center

Charles White: The Last of the Romanticists

Thursday, April 3, 2014


 

Biography

 

Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D. is an art historian, curator, writer, the Director of the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, and the recipient of the 2013 David C. Driskell Prize in African American Art and Art History. Dr. Brownlee, an alumna of Spelman College, earned her Ph.D. in Art History from Duke University in 2001. She has curated many exhibitions including iona rozeal brown: a³ . . . black on both sides (2004), Hale Woodruff, Nancy Elizabeth Prophet and the Academy (2007), Undercover: Performing and Transforming Black Female Identities (2009), and IngridMwangiRobertHutter: Constant Triumph (2011). Cinema Remixed & Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image Since 1970 (2007), which she curated with Valerie Cassel Oliver, senior Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, earned international recognition when it was featured in the 11th Havana Biennial in 2012. Her current exhibition project, AfricaForecast: The New Fashion Order, will debut at Spelman in September 2015.