Colette Veasey-Cullors

Colette Veasey-Cullors

Colette Veasey-Cullors is currently Dean and Deputy Director of the School at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in NYC.

In her artistic practice, Veasey-Cullors’ photographic work investigates themes pertaining to race, class, memory, and identity. She is committed to social and creative engagement with individuals and communities that are historically underinvested and underrepresented. She has collaborated with a number of community-based organizations including Communities in Schools, Project Row Houses, Art on Purpose, 901 Arts, Baltimore Youth Film Arts, National Building Museum and Art Source South Africa.

Her photography is included in the permanent collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and the Photographic History Collection of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), both of the Smithsonian Institution.

Veasey-Cullors’ work is included in the publications MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora (2017 by Barrayn/Fawundu), and Black: A Celebration of a Culture (2004 by Willis). In 2021, she was appointed to the board of trustees at Aperture Foundation, New York City.

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.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Colette Veasey-Cullors

Jun 152024

MFON Global Symposium: Presence & Preservation

The one-day symposium will include a series of panel discussions, featuring scholars, artists, curators and centered around archiving and elevating the voices of women and non-binary of photographers of African descent, as part of Photoville’s annual Festival in New York City.

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