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Faith J. McKinnie

Executive Director

McKinnie is a curator and cultural organizer practicing on the unceded land of the Nisenan.
Through curatorial intervention and critical discourse, she interrogates visual culture with deliberate thoughts and notes on its relationship to post-colonialism, feminist & race theories, migration, land degradation, and the historicity of the personal narrative.

She is the recipient of the following:
- Sacramento Bee + Nehemiah Emerging Leadership Program's 2022 Top 25 Black Change Maker award.
- Sacramento Kings + Crown Royal's 2022 Culture Creator Award.
- National Endowment for the Arts + City of Sacramento's 2022 Seeding Creativity Award.
- 18th Street Arts Center's California Creative Corps Finalist

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