Kevin Sipp, formerly the Curator at the Hammonds House Museum and Resource Center of African American Art in Atlanta, Ga. Sipp has also worked as an independent curator for several local institutions and as a guest lecturer.
Sipp graduated from the Atlanta College of Art in 1991. Since graduating from college Sipp has been exhibited in several solo and group exhibits throughout the country. He is also a published poet and writer and was a featured performance poet during the 1998 National Black Arts Festival, sharing the stage with such luminaries as Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez and the poets of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Sipp has been an artist–in residence at Caversham Printmaking Press in Balgowan, South Africa, at Brandeis University, and Babson College in Boston and other art and educational institutions. He has also worked as a set designer for Ballethnic Dance Company, a rap video prop designer, and a set designer for various movies.
Since being appointed curator at Hammonds House, Sipp has worked to organize the resource center to make it more accessible to the scholars, students and the general public. Housing books, slides, videos, and related arts materials in addition to the permanent collection of the museum, the resource center is a treasure of historical information on African and African American art history.
Sipp was born in 1966 in Harlem, New York and raised in Daytona Beach Florida.
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