Virtual Talk: Exploring Norma Morgan with Dr. Amalia Amaki
Join the Lyman Allyn Art Museum for a virtual talk on the exhibition Norma Morgan in Context with distinguished artist, curator, and art historian Dr. Amalia Amaki. Dr. Amaki was recently featured in the catalog for the exhibition Norma Morgan: Enchanted Worlds at the Academy Art Museum.
Time: 6 pm
About Amalia Amaki
Amalia K. Amaki is an artist, art historian, curator, and writer. She received a BA in Journalism from Georgia State University, BA in Photography from the University of New Mexico, and MA and Ph.D. in Modern American Art and Culture from Emory University’s Institute of Liberal Arts where she was a Foreign Study Fellow in France. Dr. Amaki has taught at Spelman and Morehouse Colleges, University of North Georgia, University of Delaware and University of Alabama. She also taught photography at Student Art Centers International (SACI) in Florence, Italy. Her publications include: A Century of African American Art: The Paul R. Jones Collection; Hale Woodruff, Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, and the Academy; two books on Tuscaloosa, AL, and a book on Tuskegee, AL. Her more than thirty solo shows include a retrospective at the National Museum for Women in the Arts in Washington, DC and the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. She was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in photography, artist grants from the Georgia Council for the Arts, Fulton County Arts Council and the City of Atlanta, and won art commissions from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Valdosta State University, the 1996 Olympics, several public agencies and private corporations and The High Museum of Art’s Creative Hearts Youth Art Community Quilt Project. Dr. Amaki has curated numerous exhibitions, primarily as curator of the Paul R. Jones Art Collection. She has published five books and written several catalog essays, articles and art related blogs.