May 11, 2021
Beyond the Studio: The Studio Museum's Spring Benefit will take the format of an annual conversation on art, culture, film, and design with friends of the Studio Museum. Our inaugural guest for Beyond the Studio is actor, producer, singer, and entrepreneur Tracee Ellis Ross! Ross will be in conversation with Studio Museum Director and Chief Curator Thelma Golden on Tuesday, May 11, at 6:30 pm EDT. Please be sure to mark your calendars.
Tracee Ellis Ross
Actor, CEO, and producer Tracee Ellis Ross stars as Dr. Rainbow Johnson in the comedy series Black-ish, which she also produces, and has co-created the series prequel Mixed-ish, on which she is executive producer. The recipient of nine NAACP Image Awards and a Golden Globe Award and a four-time Emmy nominee, she first rose to prominence as the star of the comedy series Girlfriends and subsequently played the lead in the series Reed Between the Lines. Her film career includes the starring role in Nisha Ganatra’s 2020 The High Note, in which she portrayed music superstar Grace Davis and sang the soundtrack’s lead single, “Love Myself.” She is the founder and CEO of the Los Angeles-based hair-care and styling company Pattern.