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Sheridan Tucker Anderson

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Sheridan Tucker Anderson

Master of Arts, Humanities (Art History), University of Chicago, 2016
2014 Mellon Summer Academy 
2014–16 Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellow

Sheridan Tucker Anderson is a Chicago-based independent curator, art historian, and arts advocate. Anderson has been awarded several fellowships and residencies including the inaugural Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellowship at the Art Institute of Chicago, the inaugural Curatorial Fellowship at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, the University of Chicago Masters of Art African Studies Fellowship, the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Curatorial Fellowship, and the Chicago Artists Coalition HATCH Projects Curatorial Residency. Recent publications include: The Diasporic as a Site of Memory: Self Identity and Commemoration in the Work of Zohra Opoku (2019); The Ancient and the Recent: Kudzanai Chiurai’s “We Live In Silence” (2018); Bordering the Imaginary: Ralph Arnold, Napoleon Bonaparte, and “The Hawaii Days” Series (2018); and Of Memories and Forgetfulness (2017). Recent exhibitions include If You Go, Selected works by Mev Luna (2019); The Poetics of Relation (2019); and In Their Own Form: Contemporary Photography + Afrofuturism (2018). She holds a BA in visual and critical studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and an MA in art history from the University of Chicago. Anderson has recently been appointed Northwestern University’s assistant director of the Black Arts Consortium.

Contact Information: sheridantucker@icloud.com

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