Who We Are
Lauren Jackson Harris
Lauren Harris is a fine art management professional, independent curator, and creative director from Atlanta, GA. After earning her BFA in Graphic Design and Art History from Howard University, Lauren quickly immersed herself into New York City’s art landscape, in addition to the growing arts scene in Washington, DC. With an MA in Creative Business Leadership from SCAD, she uses her innovative strategies and progressive ideas to help ignite the arts community and create new avenues for artists. Lauren worked as the Manager and Curator of ZuCot Gallery, a black-owned fine art gallery exhibiting the works of notable Black artists in Atlanta, Georgia. She continues to work with artists and collectors as manager and consultant. She is gifted in arts marketing and stays on the pulse of art world activity. Lauren currently works with the AUC Art History + Curatorial Studies Collective, a program that prepares undergraduates for careers in the visual arts.
Daricia Mia DeMarr
Daricia Mia is from Los Angeles, California. She launched her collegiate career at Clark Atlanta University but received a BA in Art History from Georgia State University and master’s degree in Visual Arts Administration from New York University. She is an arts enthusiast, ideas fanatic, curator and visual arts consultant. In 2015 she was invited to curate a special exhibition, ‘Respectfully Yours,’ at the Queens Museum, Bulova Center with renowned street artist Lady Pink. Daricia Mia was the assistant director at the NYU Kimmel Center Galleries organizing and curating over 100 exhibits in five years. She was a member of the renowned Art Program at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport from 2018-2020. Under her consultancy Pi Arts Projects, Daricia Mia has worked with galleries, dealers and private clients, as well as curated exhibits in NYC, Miami and Atlanta. She has been Assistant Producer on documentary films and has writing contributions among her experience. Daricia Mia is a cross disciplinary person with curious interests in most everything and routinely seeks to create spaces for critical engagement through arts and culture.