Stephanie Sparling Williams

Stephanie Sparling Williams


CCL/SMH 2021-2023


Brooklyn Museum


Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art

Institution at time of Fellowship

Brooklyn Museum

Stephanie Sparling Williams is the Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Her curatorial practice is predicated on interdisciplinary research, writing, and teaching on American art, and foregrounds Black Feminist space-making. Her scholarly work is invested in the space of the museum, with a focus on African American art and culture, and the work of U.S.-based artists of color. Related interests include material histories, cross cultural exchange, strategies of address, and contemporary art that engages with the history of the United States.


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