Diana McClure is a writer, photographer and cultural producer based in New York City. She has written about art and culture for the NYTimes.com, Art Asia Pacific, VIBE magazine, Friedman Benda gallery, The International Review of African American Art, The Brooklyn Rail, and the Emilio Sanchez Foundation among others. Her photographs have been featured in a variety of places, including The Philadelphia African American Museum, Causey Contemporary Gallery, The Los Angeles Times, NYMAG.com, and the collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. Diana has also organized curatorial projects both online and in gallery spaces. She is a graduate of Columbia University and The New School for Social Research. In addition to recognition as a finalist in the blog category for a Creative Capital / Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant, Diana has received fellowships from The New School and the Mellon Foundation.