Marjorie Justine Antonio

Marjorie Justine Antonio (she/they) is a queer Filipinx American curator and arts organizer at the University of Maryland. Antonio is a dual BA candidate in History and American Studies, with an emphasis on Asian American studies and Art History. Oral history, archival work, ethnography are her primary research methodologies. Her undergraduate honors thesis examines Washington D.C.’s significance for Asian American activists during the age of social movements. Antonio is the current co-President of the UMCP Asian American Student Union (AASU), the political umbrella undergraduate student organization for UMD’s Asian American community. AASU focuses on strengthening Asian American identity-building, Asian American advocacy and activism, and standing in solidarity with other cultural organizations. Previously she served as AASU’s VP of Community Education where she organized the 2-day educational conference, “FUEL: The Revolution.” Currently, Antonio is a programs associate at Amplify Asian America, Because of Her Story intern at the Archives of American Art, and is curating her second art exhibition premiering in January 2022.

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