Curatorial Fellow

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Fellowship Dates: July 2020 - September 2021

ABOUT THE CO-CREATORS

Alpha M. Bruton

Formal training in art administration, art education, art gallery management, and studio art, give Bruton the foundation as an art consultant. Her curatorial practice is the Phantom Gallery Chicago Network. The Phantom Galleries are temporary exhibitions in nontraditional gallery settings.

She is a co-author and researcher for Pop Up Research Station, and Creative Conversation a project that is a portal where curators nationally share knowledge, and resources of best practices, ongoing professional development, and is a place for moral support to enhance our collective impact while staging pop-up exhibitions.

Adero Knott

Knott (she/her) is an emerging curator who debuted at MCA Chicago, curating "Disability and Perspective", one of four exhibitions belonging to the Commons Artist Project of Norman Teague + Fo Wilson's blkHaUS studios. Adero is a Prosthetics Designer and Founder of AK Prosthetics, Corp., an AdaptiveTech startup on a mission to make customized prosthetics and adaptive wearables accessible and inclusive. Adero has been featured in Forbes, Chicago Sun- Times and American Inno for her innovative work in the community of Chicago. Adero is also an ADA 25 Advancing Leadership Fellow of 2020.