FORA.tv Speaker - Kinshasha Holman Conwill
Kinshasha Holman Conwill is a leader in the arts and museum world and is currently working to establish the Smithsonian's new Arfican-American Museum. She has been a consultant to LINC (Leveraging Investments in Creativity), a national initiative to develop support systems for individual artists.
She was formerly director of The Studio Museum in Harlem. She was managing editor for Culture Counts: Strategies for a More Vibrant Cultural Life for New York City (New York Foundation for the Arts) and for Creative Downtown: the Role of Culture in Rebuilding Lower Manhattan (New York City Arts Coalition).
She has served as a juror for public art projects and exhibitions, and on advisory and grant panels for a number of organizations including the American Academy in Rome (Prix de Rome), the Ford Foundation, the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Wallace Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
She is a member of the Board of Overseers of California Institute of the Arts and the board of directors of New Visions for Public Schools. She has organized or co-organized over 40 exhibitions, including "To Conserve a Legacy: American Art from Historically Black Colleges and Universities," and "Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition."
03.12.08 | 01:23:03 min
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