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Jamilee Polson Lacy
Founding Director
Twelve Galleries Project

Jamilee Polson Lacy is a curator and writer based in Chicago. In 2012-13 Lacy was the Inaugural Curator-In-Residence for Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City, where she organized exhibitions, educational programming and publications for Charlotte Street's Crossroads District gallery, la Esquina. In Chicago, Lacy operates as both an independent cultural producer and the founding director of Twelve Galleries Project, a transitory, collaborative exhibition experiment. She has engaged in solo and collaborative projects with many creatives and institutions, including A+D Gallery at Columbia College Chicago, The Black Visual Archive, Chicago Artists’ Coalition & Hatch Projects, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Hyde Park Art Center, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Western Exhibitions and Quite Strong, among others. In addition to numerous catalogue essays, interviews and articles, Lacy has published Color: Fully Engaged, a book of interviews and essays, and written series for Flash Art's Umelec Magazine, Art 21 and Bad at Sports. Lacy holds two undergraduate degrees in studio arts and art history and a Masters of Comparative Literature and Arts from Northwestern University.