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Rowynn Dumont is an artist-philosopher, nightlife-visionary, curator, writer, and educator based in New York. Co-founder of Black Rainbow Media (NY). She is an Arts Editor for Agora Gallery (NYC), COOPH Magazine (Austria) & SuperRare. 

Rowynn holds an MPhil (IDSVA), MFA (AAU), and a BFA in Studies of Taboo Religions & Sexuality in Art from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Rowynn’s work can be seen internationally in Nimbus at Vespertine (Shanghai) and The Fowler Museum (Los Angeles). She has lectured at CAA (DTLA), at the Paris School of Art, and The Sexology Institute (San Antonio). 

Brain Architect, A Catalyst, Vision Machinist & Citizen of the World.


Rowynn Dumont Resume

Established professional and articulate presenter. New York-based arts writer in the process of cultivating an extensive network in the area. Solid success in cataloging, design, and research. Highly skilled in content development and editing, art direction, and storyboarding. Persuasive, analytical, and creative artist adept at integrating technology. Capable of delivering instruction in fine and contemporary art, art history, theory and aesthetics, decadence (sexuality), philosophy, political resistance, and religious studies with a focus on Afro-Caribbean and Haitian Art practices.


Editor & Content Writer

Marketing & Management

Producer & Curator

Photographer & Artist

Professional Experience

Independent Curator
(2007 – Present)

ART STEPS: A VR Experience (2021), AW ASIA Chelsea (2015), Palazzo Albrizzi (2014), POVevolving Gallery LA (2011), The Mezz: Alexandria (LA), Contemporary Craft LA (2010), Galerie Rudolfinum Praha (2008-11), Prague Castle Meeting Hall (2007)

Arts Content Writer & Editor (2004 – Present)
COOPH Magazine (Austria), Agora Gallery / ArtSteps (Chelsea), SuperRare Editorial, VICE (CZ), SOVO Magazine (LA), The Examiner: Arts (LA), B&H Photo (NY)

True Mother Records
(2017 – Present)
Talent manager, producer, marketing and promotion. Co-Founder of Black Rainbow: A Curated New York Dance Party. Resident DJ’s Tommie Sunshine (Brooklyn Fire Records) & Mark Gertz (Dark Wave Disco).

Archivist & Photographer (2004-2007)

The Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art – The Marilyn Houlberg Collection. Drove research, historical recording, and archiving of 6,556 color slides and 29 photographic color prints; with the purpose of exhibition and digitization.

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