Education

 

Agnes Scott College, Bachelor of Art, 1995 - Major:  Art & Minors: Education and History

 

Professional Experience

 

Present         Lecturer, Spelman College Department of Art and Visual Culture

 

                      Founder of the New Freedom Project community-based program

2017-2018   ArtsXchange 35th Anniversary Coordinator

2016             Foxfire 50th Anniversary year-long celebration Coordinator

 

2014              Points of Light National Conference Coordinator

 

2013-2014     Fulton County Department of Arts and Culture: Countywide Outreach Initiative Program Consultant

 

1999-2009      Hands On Atlanta: Martin Luther King Service Summit Executive Producer

 

1997-2004      National Black Arts Festival (NBAF): Program Associate, (99-04). Program Coordinator (97-99)

 

1997               The High Museum of Art:  Coordinator of Youth Programs

 

1996-1997      Art Station in Stone Mountain:  Program Coordinator

 

1995-1996       Soapstone Center for the Arts:  Director or Programming

 

Board of Directors

 

                      Presently Alternate ROOTS, Executive Committee

 

                      C4 Atlanta

 

                       T. Lang Dance 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2018              BLACK ANGELS - Cary McPheeters Gallery, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta, GA

 

2017              Footsteps in Time - Stonecrest Library, Dekalb County, GA

2015             Fire Women: From Red Spaces and Other Familiar Places - Hapeville History Center, Hapeville, GA

 

2014             AIN'T I A WOMAN - a collaborative project with daughter, Cienna Minniefield, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

2010             The Power of Women - Red Wall Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2018             Southern Sampler: Contemporary Artists of the New South -

 

2016             Weisser Park Legacy Exhibition, curated by Carolyn Meyers Cole, Fort Wayne Community Schools Weisser Park Carolyn Meyers Cole                          Gallery, IN

 

2014             Rights of Passage: with Esoteric Lore curated by Taryn Crenshaw, Atlanta Fulton Public Library Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

2013            Talent Loves Company, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA

 

2012            Reclamation of Memory, curated by Lynn Linnemeier, Madison Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, GA

 

Murals

 

2018            Westside Mural honors Adrienne McNeil Herndon, comissioned by DoSomething.org, Spelman College and Hands On Atlanta

2017             Atlanta Cityscapes - Hollis Elementary, sponsored by Mercedes Benz

2016             In Honor of King - King Middle School, commissioned by Hands On Atlanta


                     Watch me Learn - commissioned by the Not A Crime international campaign against apartheid, King Historic District, Atlanta, GA

                     A Patch of Pretty - commissioned by private business owners in the West End, Atlanta, GA

 

Installations

 

2017            Remembrance as Resistance: Digitally Mapping the Ring Shout

                     Projection mapping project presented by Alternate ROOTS, King Historic District, Atlanta, GA

2016            Black Angel in honor of the founding ancestors of Spelman College, exterior projection installation. Atlanta, GA

 

                     Black Angel - interior projection installation, Sister’s Chapel Spelman College. Atlanta, GA
 

Public Collections

 

 

                       Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta Fulton Public Library System

 

                       Fulton County Government Department of Arts and Culture

 

Curated Exhibitions

 

2017              STAND: Visual Dialogue on Justice- Auburn Avenue Research Library, Carrie McPheeters Gallery, presented by Alternate ROOTS in                              partnership with A3C.

 

Speaking Engagements

 

2017               In the Dancers Studio: A Conversation Between Artists - Presented by the Spelman College Department of Dance and                                                   Choreography

 

2016               C4 Atlanta Techsmart conversation on Art and Business: Technology and Movements Expressed in Art

 

2014                Heroism, Freedom and Mythic Imagination: A Conversation with Kevin Sipp, author of, “The Great Adventures of David Walker                                    Blackstone"

 

2013                A Conversation on Freedom: Creating Arts Inspired by Resistance, presented by Emory University Center for Ethics, Arts and Ethics                          Program, Atlanta, GA

 

2012                10th Bi-annual Conference of the Collegiums for African-American Research, held at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA

 

Productions

 

Present             35th Anniversary of ArtXchange and the 1st Annual Ebon Dooley Art and Social Justice Award


                          A Tribute to the Divine Sacred Feminine Project, hosting renown Iyalorixá Valnizia de Ayra Terreiro do Cobre Candomblé (Salvador,                            Bahia, Brazil),  presented by Spelman College, Hammonds House Museum and Emory University.

 

2017                 ROOTS Weekend Atlanta presented by Alternate ROOTS, regional gathering celebrating their 45th anniversary. Topic: Creating                                    Place, the Art of Equitable Community Building. Atlanta’s King Historic District,

 

2016                 Foxfire 50th Anniversary event series - Folk on the Mountain Festival, Foxfire Education Conference, Textiles exhibition at the                                      Hambidge Center, Foxfire exhibition at the Russell Special Collections Library at the University of Georgia. Mountain City, Rabun,                                and Athens, GA

 

2015-2016       The New Freedom Project Celebrates the Beacon Hill Community and the Rich African-American History of Decatur, GA

 

2015                  Alternate Roots first annual fundraiser event, Burlesque, Barbecue and Bourbon at Paris on Ponce, Atlanta, GA

 

2014                 Associate Producer of DOXOLOGY RING SHOUT: A Praise Dance for the Doxy, a National Endowment for the Arts funded,                                            National Black Arts  Festival commission, by playwright, Paul Carter Harrison, choreographer, Dianne McIntyre, composer Dwight                              Andrews and digital media artist Philip Mallory Jones in partnership with Spelman College and Emory University, Atlanta, GA

                          America’s Sunday Supper, a conversation with Faith Leaders hosted by Rev. Bernice King and Points of Light

                          Fulton County Department of Arts and Culture, Countywide Outreach Initiative

                          King-to-King Living the Dream 25th Anniversary Ride from the King Center in Atlanta to the King Monument in DC

 

2012                 Drumvoices Revue Literary Society’s 25th Anniversary event with Eugene B. Redmond, hosted Dr. Maya Angelou

 

2011-2013       The Journey Projects with visual artist, Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier

2010                  DJ Diaspora, 3-day Mini-festival bringing DJ's from around the world to Atlanta.

 

                           International Fine Arts Summer Camp with the Erintunde Youth Institute at the Porter Sandford Arts and Community Center

                           Race, Culture, and Aesthetics:  A Mini-fest presented by the Network of Ensemble Theaters in Atlanta, GA

 

2009                  Citizen’s Cinema Film Festival

 

2005-2009        From Freedom Riders to Freedom Writers Literary Festival presented by the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American                             History and Culture

 

1999-2009        Writing in the Circle of Life, Love, Creativity and More Writers Workshop with author, Ralph Cheo Thurmon

1999-2000        ArtReach for Dance for the National Black Arts Festival featuring dance icon with Judith Jameson of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater

 

Media

 

2017                 Mercedes Benz Greatness Lives Here campaign - https://youtu.be/ul8pj3d2XKY

2015                 (Hatched) Charmaine Minniefield Discusses Black Land Matters https://c4atlanta.org/tag/charmaine-minniefield/