Courtney Reid-Eaton has been the Exhibitions Director at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University since 2001. While developing the program over those years, she has presented the work of a range of artists including community youth, emerging, and renowned. Reid-Eaton is currently focused on presenting more work by and for people of color and women. As a visual artist her work ranges from photography to artist’s books and assemblage. She uses text and images of family and friends to explore labels, identity, history, culture, and intimacy. Her passion for documentary expression has sharpened her interest in empathy, equity, trust, and healing. Reid-Eaton’s work is held in various private collections and in The Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture at the David M. Rubenstein Rare Books, Manuscripts and Special Collections Library at Duke University.