Theo Tyson is a curator and lecturer interested in feminism, gender, identity, and the sociocultural implications of clothing and dress in fashion and art. After receiving undergraduate degrees in Management and Fashion Marketing, she began over 20 years of entrepreneurial and corporate experience working with clients including Bloomingdale’s, Dior and Sony Pictures that gave her a unique perspective on the impact and relevance of clothing and dress. after completing her graduate studies in 2018 at Savannah college of art and design, she’s leveraging her expertise and education into a more academic framework.
Tyson is currently the Project Manager at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art where she’s responsible for an original exhibition catalogue for “deborah roberts: the evolution of mimi.” She also works as a freelance fashion exhibition stylist at SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion & Film, having recently worked on “pierre cardin: pursuit of the future” and “guo pei: couture beyond,” now on view at the vancouver museum of art.
Her future plans include curating original exhibitions, guest speaking and lecturing, being published, and pursuing doctoral studies in women’s and gender studies.