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Visiting Fellow, 2023 – 2024

Abigail Winograd


Abigail Winograd is an independent curator and writer. Since 2018, she has collaborated with Rick Lowe on the Black Wall Street Journey project. Until April 2023, she was Curator-at-large and MacArthur Fellows Program Fortieth Anniversary Exhibition Curator at the Gray Center for the Arts and Inquiry, a role she originated at the Smart Museum of Art. Prior to her appointment at the Smart, Winograd organized exhibitions for the Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, SESC Piñheros, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Center for Contemporary Art Brussels, among others. She has held positions the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem, the Netherlands, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Blanton Museum of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago. She received a PhD in art history from the University of Texas at Austin and has additional degrees from Northwestern University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Black Wall Street Journey

2020 – 2021