Join us for a free public juror lecture with Alexys J. Taylor, Collections and Exhibitions Manager at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture in Charlotte, NC.
Ms. Taylor was the juror for the artwork selection of DAG's 63rd Annual Juried Exhibition. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place awards will also be announced the evening of this lecture.
The exhibition's 85 works of art by 73 regional artists will be on view in SunTrust Gallery August 18 — October 14, 2017.
About the juror:
Alexys J. Taylor is a graduate from Queens University of Charlotte where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Art History and completed a double minor in Arts Leadership & Administration and French. Taylor started her career at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture located in Charlotte, NC, as an intern in 2013. Upon graduating from Queens in 2014, Taylor became the Gantt Center’s Guest Services and Volunteer Coordinator. In 2016, Taylor was promoted to the Collections & Exhibitions Manager where she is currently responsible for the care, documentation and acquisitions of the Gantt Center’s permanent collection, coordination for all incoming, traveling and in-house exhibitions. Taylor’s curatorial projects include, Intergalactic Soul, Nellie Ashford: Through My Eyes, Sloane Siobhan: Archetypes of the Subconscious, and Immortal: A New Series by Miya Bailey. Taylor is also the Program Liaison for Inside|Out Charlotte, a Knight Foundation funded installation