Curlee Raven Holton is a printmaker, educator, and lecturer who received numerous awards and grants for his artwork and research. His work has been shown at the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Seventh International Biennale, Cairo, Egypt; and most recently Osaka and Tokyo, Japan. He earned his B.F.A. from the Cleveland Institute of Fine Arts and an M.F.A. from Kent State University. His work is in the collections of Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Library of Congress ,Yale University Art gallery, Allentown Art Museum , Cleveland Museum of Art, the West Virginia Governor’s Mansion, Morehouse College, National Gallery of Art, and the Fundacion Cultural Rodolfo Morales in Oaxaca, Mexico. Currently he serves as associate professor of art at Lafayette College, Easton, Pa., where he has taught African American art history and printmaking since 1991. Holton is the founding director of the Experimental Printmaking Institute at Lafayette College.

Professor Curlee Holton with student