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Fashion Institute of Technology
Joi Berry is a non-binary curator, artist, and creative director studying art history and museum professions at the Fashion Institute of Technology. They have experience curating exhibitions across the lower Manhattan and Brooklyn areas. They often make it a point to showcase and echo BIPOC artists’ voices through exhibition opportunities, programs created for artists of color, and other initiatives for the betterment of BIPOC communities across the New York City Metropolitan Area. Despite being just 21 years old, they have been an Arts Administration Intern for The Appraisers Association of America and the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, an Exhibition Coordinator at New York Art and Fashion, a Gallery Assistant at Kinetik Arts, the Young Designers Coordinator for Fashion Week Brooklyn, and the Operations Manager for The Art Career. They have also done freelance exhibition curation for the Fashion Institute of Technology and other arts education, administrative and curatorial endeavors. Their experiences include curation, grant writing, project management, administrative work, research, programming, museum collections, marketing, and public relations.