I am proud to be a recipient of a 2022 Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Arts, a 2022 Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society, and a 2022 Monroe Fellowship from the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University.

I am also honored to have received the 2022 Tenure-Track Faculty Award from the LSU Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society.

Recent Events and Projects

Presenting at the Annual Conference for the Association of Art Historians
April 6, 2022
Panel: The Aesthetics and Politics of Sustainability

Guest Juror for Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
Carroll Gallery
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Submission date – Thursday, Dec. 2, 9 am – 3 pm
Deliver works in person to Carroll Gallery
Cash prizes awarded.
Open to all Tulane Undergraduate Students currently working toward a 4-year degree
Works in all media encouraged
A maximum of 5 pieces per student may be entered
Exhibition dates: Dec. 9 – 22, 2021
Reception and Walkthrough with the Juror: Thursday, Dec., 9, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm (walkthrough at 6 pm)

Black British Artists and Political Activism: Artists Against Apartheid
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
Public Lecture Course – Allison K. Young, Gavin Jantjes

25 November 2021
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Zoom Webinar

This is session four of the Black British Artists and Political Activism series. In this session, Gavin Jantjes in conversation Allison K. Young will unpack the impact of the anti-Apartheid movement on Jantjes' early work and the subsequent shift in his practice from the overtly political in works such as A South African Colouring Book (1974–5) towards non-figurative abstraction.

The series will run every Thursday from 4 November to 9 December from 18.30 to 20.00. This series will be broadcast live as a Zoom webinar. It will be recorded and published at a later date. Registration through Eventbrite is required.