Arturo Lindsay's Work

Global Visual and Performance Art

Arturo Lindsay, Professor of Art and Art History at Spelman College

Arturo Lindsay is an artist-scholar who conducts ethnographic research on African spiritual and aesthetic retentions in contemporary American cultures. His research findings are manifested in works of art, as well as scholarly lectures, essays and articles.


A Global Visual Arts Ambassador

Lindsay’s work is represented in important private and public collections nationwide and abroad. He has exhibited in major solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States, Panama, Mexico, Germany, Peru, and Italy. Recent solo exhibitions include Retorno de las ánimas Africanas, at the Segunda Bienal Iberoaméricana de Lima, Salones de los Artistas Invitados in Lima, Perú.He was one of 15 elite artists selected by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to promote diplomacy as part of the new smARTpower initiative. As part of the project, Lindsay spent up to 45 days in Cairo, Egypt engaging in people-to-people diplomacy through the visual arts.

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