LaTefy Dolley

Curated By: LaTefy Dolley

LaTefy Dolley is a multidisciplinary artist and curator from Memphis, Tennessee, currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and a minor in Art History from Memphis College of Arts in 2014 and obtained a Master of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in 2019. His writing has been published in Queer Archive Work's independently published risograph book "Urgency Reader" (2019). Currently, LaTefy is the gallery assistant at Sikkema Jenkins & Co., and he recently assisted Visual AIDS and the Studio Museum of Harlem with programming and social media for their collaborative project, the Last Address Tribute Walk: Harlem. Through his curatorial work and personal artistic practice, LaTefy's work speaks to the complexities and joys of being black and queer. He is interested in what it means to be in a constant state of learning and unlearning oneself, and exploring his understanding of kinship, fragility, and connectivity.