Maurita Poole

Maurita Poole

Program

CCL Class of 2020

Institution

Clark Atlanta University Art Museum

Title

Director and Curator

Institution at time of Fellowship

Clark Atlanta University Art Museum

Maurita N. Poole, PhD is director and curator at Clark Atlanta University Art Museum (CAUAM; formerly Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries). Anchored by paintings by William McKnight Farrow, William Edouard Scott, and Henry Ossawa Tanner, the museum’s collection has expanded to include works by twentieth century artists like Elizabeth Catlett, William H. Johnson, Jacob Lawrence, and Charles White and Atlanta based contemporary artists such as Radcliffe Bailey, Sheila Pree Bright, Fahamu Pecou, and Larry Walker.

As director, she has strengthened the museum’s infrastructure and management; however, as curator she has developed exhibitions and programs that deepen understanding of the museum’s historic collection. She currently oversees the Tina Dunkley Fellowship in American Art, a collaborative Diversity in Art Museum Leadership Initiative (DAMLI) involving Clark Atlanta University Art Museum, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), and the Zuckerman Museum of Art at Kennesaw State University. In addition, she is developing the Black Optics Artist Residency, a program that connects artists of African descent from the American South to artists and institutions in Guadeloupe.

Her curatorial and institutional projects have been supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The National Endowment for the Humanities, Ford Foundation, and The Walton Family Foundation.

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