Naima Keith, recently appointed Vice President of Education and Public Programs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has been the deputy director of exhibitions and programs at the California African American Museum (CAAM) since February 2016. She is being awarded with the High Museum of Art David C. Driskell prize in African American art and art history later this month.
Previously, Keith served as an associate curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem from 2011 to 2016, where she curated numerous art exhibitions including “Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974-1989” in 2015. Between 2008 and 2011, Keith was the curatorial fellow at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
Currently on show at Caam is an exhibition Keith organized, “Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle: The Evanesced”, which addresses missing black women in America and the African diaspora (until 25 June).
Articles by Naima Keith
Motherhood and Mortality in America
Betting the House on an Ideal