Where Art and Social Change Converge

Infectious Energy for Justice; AAR Board President, Teri Boyd

Written by Shibani Dagalur

 With a strong commitment for bringing communities together through the arts, Teri Boyd embraces every opportunity. As a member of Princeton Parents for Black Children, she works to ensure that community members have all opportunities to learn from one another as much as possible. Her work with various artistic institutions ranges from CITY 2000, a photography documentary project chronicling daily lives throughout Chicago, the Chicago Sinfonietta, producing an outreach program bringing symphony music and education to various Chicago neighborhoods, and Princeton Parents for Black Children, advocating for Black students and their families in the Princeton Public Schools.

  As an accomplished and motivated editor with more than 25 years of experience she works with various artist around the world in several capacities from editing, grant researching, curating exhibits and photography and artist books. Teri is an agent working with a range of photographers and artists to affect change in the world through their work. An advocate, her goal is to educate through art, by using various platforms; effecting social change by uncovering the visual past, present, while looking to better the future. Through the lens of Art Against Racism, she looks forward to providing an open invitation to consume, learn, and express all that art can invoke in us to affect change.