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Kheli R. Willetts

Kheli R. Willetts


Professor of Practice, African American Studies and Executive Director of Community Folk Art Center
African American Studies

krwillet@syr.edu

212 Sims Hall
315.443.9352


    Research and Teaching Interests

    African American Art 1960's and 70's, Diasporic Art, Artistic Colonialism, Museum Studies (specifically education), Visual Studies, Women Artists

    Selected Publications

    • Editor, Bridges Journal, Syracuse: News and Publications, Syracuse University, 1997
    • With Randall Hearn, Elton Fax: Tribute to a Master (exhibition catalogues), Syracuse: News and Publications, Syracuse University 1993

    Selected Newspaper/Magazine/Citations:

    • The Intercom “Kheli Willetts-Speaker for Black Power on WVSC Campus”. May 26, 2000
    • Syracuse New Times “Branching Out; Art Went to New Places in 1996” Oct. 10, 1996
    • New York Times “Student Curators Have Special Perspective”. Sunday, Jan. 8, 1995. Section 4A p.10
    • Syracuse Magazine “: Students Put African American Culture on Display”. Summer 2007 p.10