Brooke Davis Anderson is the Executive Director for U.S. Biennial. Prior to her appointment, Anderson held the position of Deputy Director of Curatorial Planning at LACMA, where she worked across several departments to develop strong relationships with the community and curators. In this role, Anderson oversaw several major projects, including the Watts Towers Conservation and Community Initiative, and initiated a Mellon funded pilot program, the “Curatorial Diversity Initiative” to change the demographics of museum professionals in American museums across the nation. From 1999 to 2010, Anderson was Director and Curator at The Contemporary Center at the American Folk Art Museum in New York, where she curated countless exhibitions, authored four books and numerous articles, and oversaw the $1 million acquisition of the Henry Darger Study Center. Prior to moving to New York, Anderson was director of the Diggs Gallery at Winston-Salem State University (1992-1999). During her tenure there she was recognized by the Chronicle Newspaper as “Curator of African American Art” and an endowment was established in her name to ensure the museum’s future.