Curatorial Practice (MFA) Faculty

José Ruiz

José Ruiz is a Peruvian-born curator and creative laborer who lives and works between DC, Baltimore, and New York.

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Jeffry Cudlin

Washington, DC-based artist, critic, and curator Jeffry Cudlin serves as Professor of Curatorial Practice at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore.

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Melani Douglass

Melani Douglass is the Director of Public Programs at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC where she cultivates a network of diverse constituents through community partnerships and collaborations.

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Rhea Beckett

Rhea Beckett is a curator and fifth generation educator whose practice centers knowledge sharing and collaboration.

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Hayelin Choi

Hayelin Choi is a mission-driven designer, illustrator, and educator, with a passion for celebrating diverse cultures and local communities.

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Babette DeLafayette Pendleton

Babette DeLafayette Pendleton creates activated environments, immersive installations, and performances through her multidisciplinary work as an artist, curator-producer, and researcher.

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Nico Rodriguez Melo

Nico Rodriguez Melo is a curator and arts administrator interested in the potential of curatorial practices, site-specific interventions and printed publications as strategies for social change.

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