Erika Dalya Massaquoi is a Consultant Curator for the Seattle Art Museum. Prior to her move to the Pacific Northwest, she was the Assistant Dean of the School of Art & Design at The Fashion Institute of Technology.
She has taught classes on new media, cinema, and contemporary art at Yale University, New York University, and The New School for Social Research.
As a curator, her work has been exhibited at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) List Visual Arts Center and the Studio Museum in Harlem. She has held curatorial positions at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the American Museum of the Moving Image.
Massaquoi received her Ph.D. from New York University and undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Chicago. Additionally, she is a Board Director of The Feminist Press (New York, NY ) and a Board Trustee of Pratt Fine Arts Center (Seattle, WA).