Randall Morris is an independent scholar, writer, and curator. Current projects include writing for the upcoming catalogue of the Audrey Heckler Collection, an essay on the presence of conjure in the drawings of Bill Traylor, and research in cultural manifestations in the vernacular arts of the southern United States, the Caribbean, and North and South America. He is co-owner of Cavin-Morris Gallery in New York City, a gallery which, since the mid-eighties, has focused on the cultural aspects of nonmainstream, self-taught artists from all over the world. He also has an essay coming out in the upcoming retrospective at the Art Brut Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the Czech visionary artist Anna Zemankova.