As the public engagement project manager, Clottey manages all the programmatic events and provides administrative support for public engagement activities. In addition, she oversees the Student Board and engages with Penn students.
Previously, Clottey was a research and curatorial intern at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, an editorial intern for Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, and a volunteered at the Boston Art Review. She cares deeply about community and education and her role at ICA allows her to engage with individuals from different backgrounds.
Clottey is a graduate of Northeastern University, where she studied politics, philosophy, and economics. During her time there, she researched the relationship between social and political ideology, critical theory, aesthetics, and visual culture and took classes in English, anthropology, art, and media/cultural studies. She also curated two photographic exhibitions that focus on Black life, archival imagery, the politics of representation, and public memory. In her free time, she enjoys listening to podcasts, reading, taking pictures on film, and making playlists for herself and her friends.