SOMArts Announces New Curator: Melorra Green

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SOMArts is pleased to announce a new addition to our staff, Melorra Green, Curator for Inquiry and Impact. Melorra is a curator whose bold vision is deeply rooted in experience building community, supporting risk, and inspiring social change and cultural learning through art. She will help SOMArts develop, produce, and present new work in the visual, performing, literary, and interdisciplinary arts, and serve Bay Area citizens through curatorial residencies, productions, education and incubation.

If you would like to welcome or connect with Melorra, she can be reached at melorra@somarts.org.

About Melorra Green:
Melorra Green, M.A.Edm is a curator, artist, radio show host, and community activist. She is a native of Memphis, TN and has called San Francisco home for 14 years. A graduate of Tennessee State University in Nashville, the Academy of Art University where she received her Bachelors of Arts in Motion Pictures & Television, and the University of Phoenix where she received a Masters of Arts in Education. Before joining SOMArts, she was the Visual Arts Coordinator for the African American Art & Culture Complex in San Francisco. In addition to serving as the Curator for Inquiry and Impact at SOMArts, she is also a member of the Arts Providers Alliance of San Francisco Executive Committee and the San Francisco Graffiti Advisory Board.

Along with her twin sister, Melonie Green, Melorra has been curating creative art experiences and traditional exhibitions for over seven years. Together they have a niche and love for bringing worlds of obscurity together to create a beautiful cohesive message that leaves the viewer feeling inspired and included and the creator feeling empowered and appreciated.

She loves all genres of art, hats, bowties, music (Latin and afro-beat), and Ethiopian and Japanese food.