Lisa Henry, Curator and Art Educator
"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"
An independent curator based in Southern California, Henry was formerly Assistant Curator for American Art at the Newark Museum. She has been a guest curator and art consultant for institutions on both the east and west coasts including The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, The High Museum of Art, The California African American Museum, Leica Gallery New York, The UCLA Hammer Museum, The Japanese American National Museum, The MAK Center for Architecture, University Art Gallery at University California at San Diego, and The California Museum of Photography. Henry has also worked with Riverside Art Museum on several projects including the 2016 exhibition, The Visual Voicewhich she co-curated with artists Charles Bibbs and Bernard Hoyes.
Earlier this year her exhibition Brenna Youngblood: Lavender Rainbow will open at Riverside Art Museum in February. Her current exhibition #1960Now photographs by Sheila Pree Bright is currently on view at RAM through Spring 2021.