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In-Gallery Curator Talk with Dexter Wimberly

Image credits: Installation view, Reginald Sylvester II, "Painter's Refuge: A Way of Life – A Solo Exhibition of Recent Works by Reginald Sylvester II," at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture. Photo by Daniel Greer. Courtesy of Maximilian William.

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  • About This Program

    Calling all artists, aspiring curators, and art-lovers! This special program gives our community the opportunity to learn intimate details about the solo exhibition of cutting-edge artist Reginald Sylvester II, titled Painter's Refuge: A Way of Life – A Solo Exhibition of Recent Works by Reginal Sylvester II. The show was curated by the Gantt's long-standing curatorial partner Dexter Wimberly.

    In addition to his wealth of experience connecting with countless artists and curating countless shows, Dexter has an intricate connection to Painter's Refuge. Dexter has come all the way from Hayama, Japan to provide an exclusive in-gallery tour of Painter's Refuge ;while discussing the show's curation process and his experience working with artist Reginald Sylvester II. All ages and backgrounds are welcome, particularly emerging artists and curators.

    Registration reserves your spot for the talk. Upon your arrival to the Gantt on September 24, please pay the standard admission cost at the Museum Store front desk on the 1st floor. The tour will start at 2 pm on the 3rd floor, right outside of the elevators.

  • About The Curator

    Dexter Wimberly is an American entrepreneur and curator based in Hayama, Japan. He's the co-founder and CEO of the online education platform CreativeStudy. Wimberly has organized exhibitions in galleries and museums around the world. Prior to his curatorial career, Wimberly was the managing partner of the New York-based advertising and marketing agency August Bishop, representing a diverse array of clients including Adidas, The Coca-Cola Company, and HBO. Wimberly is also a Senior Critic at New York Academy of Art, and the founder and director of the Hayama Artist Residency. Learn more about Dexter at

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