Bio

Martina Dodd is an Atlanta based art historian and curator. Her concept driven shows have touched on topics relating to race, gender and power dynamics. Including her most recent exhibition at Clark Atlanta University Art Museum entitled, Black Interiors, an exploration of the Black aesthetic and psyche through artistic renderings of the home and stylized representations of the human form.

Dodd holds a MA in the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas from the University of East Anglia and a BA in Anthropology and International Studies from Johns Hopkins University.  She is currently the Museum Education Curator at the Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center and a founding editor of DIRT, an online independent platform and resource for accessible critical arts discourse within the DC, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) area. 

She has presented research, spoken on panels and curated exhibitions at the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural center, DC Arts Center, Transformer, Flux Factory and Common Field Convening.  She has published articles, exhibition reviews, and catalogue essays with DIRT, BmoreArts, Common Field’s Field Perspectives and Morton Fine Art.