Colette Veasey-Cullors, photographer and founding AVP of the CORE, appointed to Aperture Foundation board

MICA is pleased to announce Colette Veasey-Cullors, photographer and founding associate vice president of the Center for Organizing, Representation and Empowerment at the College, has been appointed as one of seven new members of the New York–based Aperture Foundation board. Her appointment begins in April.

Throughout her career, Veasey-Cullors’ photographic work has investigated themes pertaining to socioeconomics, race, class, education, and identity, with a particular focus on social and creative engagement with historically underinvested and underrepresented communities. Veasey-Cullors’s photography is represented in the Photographic History Collection of the 

Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, Washington, DC, and has been widely exhibited. Her work is also included in the publications MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora (2017) and BLACK: A Celebration of a Culture (2004). 

Veasey-Cullors received her MFA in photography from Maryland Institute College of Art in 1996, and her BFA in photography from the University of Houston in 1992.

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