09.23.15 / Duane Deterville



Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 10am-12pm
Boardroom, SF Campus

Duane Deterville, who graduated from the Visual and Critical Studies program in 2009, is a visual artist, writer and scholar of visual culture. His areas of expertise are African and Afro-diasporic visual culture and jazz history. As the co-founder of Sankofa Cultural Institute he served as creative director for three symposiums on jazz history. He is a former columnist for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Open Space blog and the co-author of Black Artists in Oakland (Arcadia, 2007) a visual history published by Arcadia Publishing. He was among several cultural theorists invited to participate in the Future of Soul Think Tank at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. He co-founded the Oakland Maroons Art Collective and was recently awarded an artist residency at the Krowswork Gallery in Oakland. For the Imagine Bus Project, he designs lesson plans and curriculum for teaching art to incarcerated youth.