Raina Lampkins-Fielder

Curator and Program Officer, Souls Grown Deep, Paris, France

Raina Lampkins-Fielder is curator of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, and program officer of the Souls Grown Deep Community Partnership. She is an art historian, museum educator, and curator of 20th century and contemporary art, with a focus on American and African-American creative expression. Prior to her role as curator at Souls Grown Deep, she was the artistic director and curator of the American Center for Art and Culture, Paris (formerly Mona Bismarck American Center). Previously, she was the Whitney Museum of American Art's associate director, chair of education. Other past experience includes serving as director of academic advising, for Parsons Paris School of Art and Design, overseeing the academic policies for an art and design undergraduate curriculum; chair of the puseum program for the New York State Council for the Arts; manager of public programs, film and video at the Brooklyn Museum; public programming associate at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City; and education programs coordinator at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Raina received her B.A. in English literature from Yale University, and an M.A. in the history of art at Cambridge University, UK, as a Mellon fellow.


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