Dominique Clayton
Founder & Director, Dominique Gallery

Dominique Clayton is an arts consultant, writer, gallerist born and raised in Los Angeles. Clayton is the founder and director of Dominique Gallery, a store front turned pop-up exhibition and online program which showcases and advises emerging artists with a focus on marginalized artists and artists raising families. In addition to the gallery, Dominique also serves on the curatorial and programming committee of Destination Crenshaw, a forthcoming outdoor art museum and arts program based in the historic Crenshaw community of Los Angeles. Dominique previously worked as Manager of the Founding Director’s office at The Broad and later as an interim director at Jeffrey Deitch Gallery. In her arts management role, she has provided logistical, curatorial, and production management for exhibitions and productions for arts organizations and media companies including The Broad, ARRAY, WACO Theater Center and Wearable Art Gala, Venice Family Clinic Art Walk and Auction, Fashion Mamas, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Dance Africa Festival, Black Entertainment Television, Lee Daniels Entertainment, and the Tribeca Film Institute. Clayton was also a 2019-2020 participant in the Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Art Writer Workshop under the mentorship of the late Maurice Berger. Her arts writing has been featured on several platforms and publications including Cultured Magazine, LALA Magazine, Artsy, Sugarcane Magazine, Blavity, 21Ninety, and her own forthcoming Black Arts Diary. Clayton holds a masters degree in Business Design and Arts Leadership from Savannah College of Art and Design as well as an undergraduate degree from Columbia University.

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