About House Party Guest Curator Michael J. Bramwell

Michael J. Bramwell is a professional visual artist, educator, and scholar of African diasporic material culture. He has exhibited work and curated installations internationally. 

He is an Andrew W. Mellon Humanities for the Public Good Fellow and an alumnus of the MoMA/P.S.1 National Studio Program and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine.

He has exhibited work at the ¬†Neuberger Museum of Art, New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Portland Museum of Art, MoMA/P.S.1, International Print Center, Sotheby’s, Jack Tilton Gallery, Gagosian Gallery, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art and Florida Center for Contemporary Art. His work is included in Public Collections of: Jersey City Museum, New School University, New York City, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where his dissertation focuses on the work of David Drake, an enslaved poet, potter, and abolitionist who worked in the Edgefield District of South Carolina.