Visiting Curator Talk: Amanda Hunt
Free + open to all
The Fall 2016 Visiting Curator is Amanda Hunt. For her talk, Hunt will detail her curatorial approach to organizing her past and recent exhibition projects.
Amanda Hunt is Associate Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem where she manages the Artist-in-Residence program. Her exhibitions at the Museum include Tenses: Artists in Residence 2015-16, Rashaad Newsome: THIS IS WHAT I WANT TO SEE, Lorraine O'Grady: Art is..., In Profile: Portraits from the Permanent Collection and the group exhibition A Constellation. Hunt is the curator of inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd, a multi-site public art initiative to be in four Historic Harlem Parks.
Hunt curated Portland2014: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, presented by Disjecta Contemporary Art Center in Oregon, and was a curator at the non-profit art space LA><ART from 2011-2014. Hunt helped to produce two major initiatives in Los Angeles, including the Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival, co-producted by LA><ART and the Getty Research Institute, and Made in LA 2012, the first Los Angeles biennial organized by the Hammer Museum in collaboration with LA><ART. Hunt also seved as the Curatorial Assistant for the Los Angeles City Pavilion for the 9th Shanghai Biennale in 2012. She has workd at various galleries and institutions including Whitechapel Gallery, London; Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York; the Wattis Institue for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco , and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Hunt holds her MA in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts in San Franciso.
During her visit to Cleveland, Hunt will conduct four studio visits with local artists. For more information on eligibility and applying for a visit, please visit the program page.