Black Lives in Focus Exhibition Selection Committees

Visual Arts Selection Committee

  • Sean Beauford, Curator and activist; Manager of Community Relationships, Carnegie Museum of Art
  • Jasmine Brown, University of Pittsburgh Alum, Anthropology, Museum Studies ‘21
  • Tara Fay Coleman, Independent Curator
  • Jasmine Green, Artist and activist; Workshop assistant, Center for Creativity
  • Richard Hylton, PhD, Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow, History of Art and Architecture, 2019-2021
  • Nola Mims, Artist, University of Pittsburgh Alum, Studio Art ‘21
  • Steffan Triplett, Interim Assistant Director, Center for African American Poetry and Poetics

Performance and Video Selection Committee

  • Mark Clayton Southers, Producing Artistic Director, Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre Company
  • Karen J. Gilmer, Lecturer II, Costume Designer & Director, Department of Theatre Arts 
  • Le’Mil Eiland PhD, Pitt Alum, Department of Theatre Arts
  • Kami Beckford, Pitt Alum, History of Art & Architecture ‘21
  • Brian Pope, Pitt Alum, Artistic Manager Pittsburgh Public Theatre

Special thanks to Jasmine Green, Initiative Associate and Center of Creativity Assistant, for coordinating the text contributions for the Black Lives in Focus exhibition.