Guest Curator: Valerie Cassel Oliver

Valerie Cassel Oliver
Senior Curator
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
www.camh.org

Valerie Cassel Oliver is senior curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, where she has worked since 2000. She has organized numerous exhibitions that have earned national and international acclaim including Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970 (2005) with Dr. Andrea Barnwell Brownlee; Cinema Remixed and Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image (2007), which was nominated for an AICA Award and presented at the 11th Havana Biennial in 2012; the retrospective Benjamin Patterson: Born in the State of Flux/us (2010); and the 2011 survey, Donald Moffett: The Extravagant Vein (2011). Most recently, she organized a posthumous survey of photographs by Alvin Baltrop entitled Dreams Into Glass. Her recent exhibition, Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, open from November 15, 2012 to February 13, 2013, chronicled the history of black performance in the visual arts from the 1960s to the present.

Anika El
Dog On Chair
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Photography.
Anthony Smith Jr.
The Magnificient Concert No 12
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Bronx. Art Medium: Drawing.
Asta Jonytyte
Untitled
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Photography.
Bayete Ross Smith
Our Kind of People part 1
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone, llcollins, and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Photography.
beryl goldberg
Fati winnowing
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone, llcollins, and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Photography.
Bethany Robertson
macrocosm
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: aschwartz, mfancy, and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing, Installation, and Print Making.
Chanel Kennebrew
The NYC Future Project
Categories: NYC25. Tags: 25 and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Installation and Photography.
cheryl koralik
Masque Bobo
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ebecker, ElisaArt, vcoliver, and wvsinderen. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Photography.
Daniel Terna
Mom (Carpet Portrait #1), 2013
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: azekria, llcollins, pgoodwin, vcoliver, and wvsinderen. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Photography.
Daryl-Ann Saunders
Launchpad
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Photography.
David Antonio Cruz
iwishmyrainydayscamewithasideofmango.
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: aschwartz, pgoodwin, and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
delphinediallo
Coney island NYC
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Photography.
Diana Robinson
THE LOOKING GLASS
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: lross and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Mixed Media.
Douglas Goldberg
NIghtlight
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: aewarder, bshertz, lross, and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Sculpture.
Edward Stern
Untetled
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: kjfp, llcollins, tkohler, and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Digital.
Eliza Stamps
Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Other.
Elizabeth Sheehan
Vestige
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Mixed Media and Print Making.
Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos
PENDULUM
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dhaggag, hiwasaki, local project, and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Installation and Sculpture.
Francks Deceus
Oeuver
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
George Spencer
"untitled, The Boxing Series"
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Gregory Michael Carter
Iran contraband that they sponsored (I thought what I'd do was pretend I was one of those deaf mutes)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ljohnstone, mfancy, and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Digital, Mixed Media, Painting, and Print Making.
Haik Kocharian
42 Street New York
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: mfancy, pazt, and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Photography.
Hans van Meeuwen
Serge Bernier Reading
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Sculpture.
Ian Trask
Holon
Categories: NYC25. Tags: 25 and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Installation and Sculpture.
jan mollet
low fat pop
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: bdanderson, ljohnstone, and vcoliver. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Installation.
Jane Huntington
80's confusion that I have felt for most of my life
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: cvassallo, vcoliver, and wvsinderen. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Film/Video.
Janice Patrignani
Infinity
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Staten Island. Art Medium: Installation, Mixed Media, and Sculpture.
Jason A Cina
Slab 3 of 8
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150, ljohnstone, and vcoliver. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Mixed Media and Painting.
jasonscottjones
HeadShot
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing and Other.
Jayson Keeling
thoughts and Visions Of A Severed Head (whisper)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ahunt, nsantos, pgoodwin, and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Digital and Photography.
Jose Arias
Shattered
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Sculpture.
Katya Grokhovsky
The Lovely Immigrants
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: bdanderson, bshertz, dhaggag, hiwasaki, jsramirez, pgoodwin, and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Installation, Mixed Media, and Sculpture.
Kevin Bright
TIME
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper, dsimon, lomensah, tkohler, and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing.
Kristopher Johnson
FEMBOT #1
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Staten Island. Art Medium: Photography.
Lawrence F Mesich
Aphorisms
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: ahunt, cvassallo, snewman, and vcoliver. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Film/Video and Installation.
Lisa C Soto
Aranea constellation
Categories: NYC25. Tags: llcollins and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Installation.
Macklen Mayse
Column Hug Series, Attempt #18
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: lmichael and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Other.
Malcolm A Davis II
Mike "Kid Dynamite" Tyson
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Mixed Media.
Maura Falfan
General Equivalents
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Installation and Painting.
Melvin McCray
Harry Belafonte, Anna Maria Horsford, Jamal Joseph talk about Harlem Through My Eyes
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: vcoliver and wvsinderen. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Film/Video.
Michael Paul Britto
Surrender
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: lomensah, pgoodwin, and vcoliver. borough: Bronx. Art Medium: Mixed Media.
Michelle Carollo
Steampunk Davis
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Queens. Art Medium: Installation, Painting, and Sculpture.
Olivié Ponce
Rubí Azul
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: chashama, lross, and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Peter Lapsley
Virtu/Ozio/Rovina
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Sculpture.
Raphael Zollinger
Retracing Blood Lines
Categories: NYC25. Tags: lomensah and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Digital, Drawing, Mixed Media, Other, Photography, Print Making, and Sculpture.
Robin ANTAR
soda can
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Sculpture.
Russell Frederick
"Phynix"
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Photography.
sarah hall
untitiled
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Seph Rodney
And then I flew
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: kfeirtag, pazt, and vcoliver. borough: Bronx. Art Medium: Digital.
Sequoyah Aono
Self-Head
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Sculpture.
Shawn Escoffery
Our Prayer
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: llcollins and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Photography.
SOL’SAX
Masqueraders are the ancestors of protestors
Categories: NYC25. Tags: llcollins and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Digital.
Steven Baines
Shitmotherfucker
Categories: NYC25. Tags: vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Painting.
Thomas Allen Harris
(THREE) Some 3
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: bshertz, ljohnstone, llcollins, pazt, pgoodwin, snewman, and vcoliver. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Film/Video and Photography.