VISITING PROFESSIONALS PROJECT (VPP):
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VISITING PROFESSIONALS: 2018


  Sharmistha Ray  is a New York-based artist and art writer. Ray’s practice encompasses painting, drawing, sculpture and installation and addresses queer, feminist and migrant themes. Between 2006 and 2010 Ray spearheaded Bodhi Art. She oversaw 100+ exhibitions across the globe, and played a pioneering role in defining Indian Contemporary Art internationally. She writes for Hyperallergic and Artcritical.

Sharmistha Ray is a New York-based artist and art writer. Ray’s practice encompasses painting, drawing, sculpture and installation and addresses queer, feminist and migrant themes. Between 2006 and 2010 Ray spearheaded Bodhi Art. She oversaw 100+ exhibitions across the globe, and played a pioneering role in defining Indian Contemporary Art internationally. She writes for Hyperallergic and Artcritical.

  Jennie Lamensdorf  is Director and Curator of Time Equities Inc. Art-in Buildings. Her work focuses on expanding audiences for the art of our time by bringing challenging and engaging work to non-traditional exhibition spaces. Additionally, Lamensdorf works as an independent curator. In 2016, Lamensdorf co-founded Forward Union, a coalition-building initiative connecting social justice organizations with artists and creative communities. .

Jennie Lamensdorf is Director and Curator of Time Equities Inc. Art-in Buildings. Her work focuses on expanding audiences for the art of our time by bringing challenging and engaging work to non-traditional exhibition spaces. Additionally, Lamensdorf works as an independent curator. In 2016, Lamensdorf co-founded Forward Union, a coalition-building initiative connecting social justice organizations with artists and creative communities. .

  Seph Rodney  was born in Jamaica and grew up in New York City. He has an English degree from LIU, a studio art MFA from the University of California, and a PhD in museum studies from Birkbeck College, University of London. He is an editor for the Hyperallergic blog, and is a current adjunct faculty member at Parsons School of Design. He is also currently under contract with Routledge press to produce a book based on the personalization of the museum visit.

Seph Rodney was born in Jamaica and grew up in New York City. He has an English degree from LIU, a studio art MFA from the University of California, and a PhD in museum studies from Birkbeck College, University of London. He is an editor for the Hyperallergic blog, and is a current adjunct faculty member at Parsons School of Design. He is also currently under contract with Routledge press to produce a book based on the personalization of the museum visit.

  Augusto Arbizo  is a visual artist, gallerist, and curator in New York City. Arbizo graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in painting and he earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan. His paintings move between abstraction and representation, presenting simple organic shapes in graphic and often chromatically vivid compositions. He is the director of Eleven Rivington, NY (2007–present).

Augusto Arbizo is a visual artist, gallerist, and curator in New York City. Arbizo graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in painting and he earned a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Michigan. His paintings move between abstraction and representation, presenting simple organic shapes in graphic and often chromatically vivid compositions. He is the director of Eleven Rivington, NY (2007–present).


  Kalia Brooks Nelson , PhD, is a New York based independent curator and writer. Brooks is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Dept. of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Brooks holds a Ph.D. in Aesthetics and Art Theory from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts.

Kalia Brooks Nelson, PhD, is a New York based independent curator and writer. Brooks is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Dept. of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Brooks holds a Ph.D. in Aesthetics and Art Theory from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts.

  Alex Jovanovich  is an artist and writer who lives in the Bronx. A selection of his work was featured in the 2014 Whitney Biennial. He is also an associate editor at Artforum.

Alex Jovanovich is an artist and writer who lives in the Bronx. A selection of his work was featured in the 2014 Whitney Biennial. He is also an associate editor at Artforum.

 

  Brian Boucher , senior writer at artnet News, covers many facets of the art world, including the market, issues in art law, current exhibitions, and breaking news. He's also reviewed exhibitions by artists including Rachel Harrison and Wael Shawky, and he wrote about learning to scuba dive in order to join artist Trevor Paglen on an underwater excursion.

Brian Boucher, senior writer at artnet News, covers many facets of the art world, including the market, issues in art law, current exhibitions, and breaking news. He's also reviewed exhibitions by artists including Rachel Harrison and Wael Shawky, and he wrote about learning to scuba dive in order to join artist Trevor Paglen on an underwater excursion.

  Enrico Gomez  is an artist and curator based in the Northern New Jersey / New York City area. He is the Founder and Director of The Dorado Project, an independent curatorial and contemporary art compendium based in Hoboken, NJ and is a Co-Founder, Partner in M E N, a contemporary art gallery located in the Two Bridges / Chinatown neighborhood of New York City.

Enrico Gomez is an artist and curator based in the Northern New Jersey / New York City area. He is the Founder and Director of The Dorado Project, an independent curatorial and contemporary art compendium based in Hoboken, NJ and is a Co-Founder, Partner in M E N, a contemporary art gallery located in the Two Bridges / Chinatown neighborhood of New York City.


  Shannon R. Stratton , after completing her MFA in 2003, co-founded the artist-run organization, Threewalls (Chicago), where she was artistic and then executive director for 12 years. In 2015 she left Threewalls to assume the role of Chief Curator at The Museum of Arts and Design in New York and pursue her interest in the future of craft.

Shannon R. Stratton, after completing her MFA in 2003, co-founded the artist-run organization, Threewalls (Chicago), where she was artistic and then executive director for 12 years. In 2015 she left Threewalls to assume the role of Chief Curator at The Museum of Arts and Design in New York and pursue her interest in the future of craft.

  Tze Chun  is the founder of  Uprise Art,  an online gallery based in NYC. Uprise Art features original artwork by emerging contemporary artists, and their team of in-house art advisors curate for individual collectors, corporate collections and architectural projects around the world.

Tze Chun is the founder of Uprise Art, an online gallery based in NYC. Uprise Art features original artwork by emerging contemporary artists, and their team of in-house art advisors curate for individual collectors, corporate collections and architectural projects around the world.

  Monique Long  has worked at several institutions including the Museum of Arts and Design and The Studio Museum in Harlem. She currently works independently in New York as a curator and writer as well as an assistant curator at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa.

Monique Long has worked at several institutions including the Museum of Arts and Design and The Studio Museum in Harlem. She currently works independently in New York as a curator and writer as well as an assistant curator at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa.

  Marco Antonini  is a Zurich -based independent art consultant, curator and writer. In 2017 he worked as Program Specialist (with a focus on Contemporary Performance and Visual Arts) at the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage in Philadelphia. From 2011 to 2016 he served as NURTUREart’s Executive Director & Curator.

Marco Antonini is a Zurich -based independent art consultant, curator and writer. In 2017 he worked as Program Specialist (with a focus on Contemporary Performance and Visual Arts) at the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage in Philadelphia. From 2011 to 2016 he served as NURTUREart’s Executive Director & Curator.


  Ilaria Conte  is Research Curator at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, where she is curator of Cosmopolis, a new biennial exhibition and platform of inquiry devoted to research-based art. Prior to her current appointment, Ilaria served as Assistant Curator of the 2016 Marrakech Biennale, and as Exhibitions and Programs Director at the Center for Italian Modern Art in New York.

Ilaria Conte is Research Curator at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, where she is curator of Cosmopolis, a new biennial exhibition and platform of inquiry devoted to research-based art. Prior to her current appointment, Ilaria served as Assistant Curator of the 2016 Marrakech Biennale, and as Exhibitions and Programs Director at the Center for Italian Modern Art in New York.

  María del Carmen Carrión  is an independent curator and art critic from Quito, Ecuador. She was Director of Public Programs & Research at Independent Curators International in New York for 6 years. She co-founded Constructo /, an international collective platform devoted to research and debate of art and visual culture.

María del Carmen Carrión is an independent curator and art critic from Quito, Ecuador. She was Director of Public Programs & Research at Independent Curators International in New York for 6 years. She co-founded Constructo /, an international collective platform devoted to research and debate of art and visual culture.

 
 

VISITING PROFESSIONALS: 2017


  David C. Terry  is the Director and Curator of Grants and Exhibitions at the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), a working artist, and an independent curator. He has curated over 100 exhibitions and has been a panelist for the New York State Council on the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural affairs, Bronx Council on the Arts, Westchester Biennale and the Westchester Arts Council’s ’50 for 50’ Festival.

David C. Terry is the Director and Curator of Grants and Exhibitions
at the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), a working artist, and
an independent curator. He has curated over 100
exhibitions and has been a panelist for the New York State Council on the Arts, NYC Department of Cultural affairs, Bronx Council on the Arts, Westchester Biennale and the Westchester Arts Council’s ’50 for 50’ Festival.

  Larry Ossei-Mensah  is a Ghanaian-American independent curator and cultural critic. He has organized exhibitions at commercial and nonprofit galleries throughout New York City featuring a roster of critically acclaimed emerging and mid-career artists including Firelei Baez, ruby amanze, Hugo McCloud, Brendan Fernandes, and Derek Fordjour to name a few.

Larry Ossei-Mensah is a Ghanaian-American independent curator and cultural critic. He has organized exhibitions at commercial and nonprofit galleries throughout New York City featuring a roster of critically acclaimed emerging and mid-career artists including Firelei Baez, ruby amanze, Hugo McCloud, Brendan Fernandes, and Derek Fordjour to name a few.

  Brian Boucher , senior writer at artnet News, covers many facets of the art world, including the market, issues in art law, current exhibitions, and breaking news. He's also reviewed exhibitions by artists including Rachel Harrison and Wael Shawky, and he wrote about learning to scuba dive in order to join artist Trevor Paglen on an underwater excursion.

Brian Boucher, senior writer at artnet News, covers many facets of the art world, including the market, issues in art law, current exhibitions, and breaking news. He's also reviewed exhibitions by artists including Rachel Harrison and Wael Shawky, and he wrote about learning to scuba dive in order to join artist Trevor Paglen on an underwater excursion.

  Will Hutnick  is an artist and curator based in Wassaic, NY. He received his MFA from Pratt Institute in 2011 and his BA from Providence College in 2007. He is one of the Co-Directors of Ortega y Gasset Projects, an artist-run curatorial collective and exhibition space in Brooklyn, and is currently the Residency Director at The Wassaic Project.

Will Hutnick is an artist and curator based in Wassaic, NY. He received his MFA from Pratt Institute in 2011 and his BA from Providence College in 2007. He is one of the Co-Directors of Ortega y Gasset Projects, an artist-run curatorial collective and exhibition space in Brooklyn, and is currently the Residency Director at The Wassaic Project.


  Steven Sergiovanni’s  experience as director, gallerist and dealer hinges on a continued methodology of transparency. Prior to Mixed Greens, Steven started his career at Jack Shainman Gallery and has since worked for several galleries including Charles Cowles, Holly Solomon and Andrea Rosen. He is currently a visiting professor at Pratt Institute, teaching Professional Practices.

Steven Sergiovanni’s experience as director, gallerist and dealer hinges on a continued methodology of transparency. Prior to Mixed Greens, Steven started his career at Jack Shainman Gallery and has since worked for several galleries including Charles Cowles, Holly Solomon and Andrea Rosen. He is currently a visiting professor at Pratt Institute, teaching Professional Practices.

  Sylvie Fortin  is a curator, critic, editor and arts administrator currently based in Montréal (Canada) and New York. She was Executive and Artistic Director of La Biennale de Montréal, Canada's leading international contemporary art event, from 2013 to 2017.

Sylvie Fortin is a curator, critic, editor and arts administrator currently based in Montréal (Canada) and New York. She was Executive and Artistic Director of La Biennale de Montréal, Canada's leading international contemporary art event, from 2013 to 2017.

  Dexter Wimberly  organizes exhibitions that explore contemporary culture, American history, economics, and power dynamics. He is currently the Executive Director of Aljira - a Center for Contemporary Art, located in Newark, New Jersey.

Dexter Wimberly organizes exhibitions that explore contemporary culture, American history, economics, and power dynamics. He is currently the Executive Director of Aljira - a Center for Contemporary Art, located in Newark, New Jersey.

  Arden Sherman  is Curator at Hunter East Harlem Gallery, a multi-disciplinary space for art exhibitions and socially-minded projects located in Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work in New York City.

Arden Sherman is Curator at Hunter East Harlem Gallery, a multi-disciplinary space for art exhibitions and socially-minded projects located in Hunter College’s Silberman School of Social Work in New York City.


  Augusto Arbizo  (born 1972 in Quezon City, Manila, the Philippines) is a visual artist, gallerist, and art curator. His paintings move between abstraction and representation, presenting simple organic shapes in graphic and often chromatically vivid compositions. He is the director of Eleven Rivington.

Augusto Arbizo (born 1972 in Quezon City, Manila, the Philippines) is a visual artist, gallerist, and art curator. His paintings move between abstraction and representation, presenting simple organic shapes in graphic and often chromatically vivid compositions. He is the director of Eleven Rivington.

  Sarah Watson  is Director of Exhibitions & Chief Curator of the Hunter College Art Galleries in New York. In addition to organizing exhibitions and public programming, Watson oversees the gallery component of the Advanced Certificate in Curatorial Studies at Hunter College.

Sarah Watson is Director of Exhibitions & Chief Curator of the Hunter College Art Galleries in New York. In addition to organizing exhibitions and public programming, Watson oversees the gallery component of the Advanced Certificate in Curatorial Studies at Hunter College.

  Courtney Childress  is co-owner of yours mine & ours gallery in the lower east side of New York.

Courtney Childress is co-owner of yours mine & ours gallery in the lower east side of New York.

  Paul Laster  is a writer, editor, independent curator, artist and lecturer. He is a New York Desk Editor at ArtAsiaPacific and a Contributing Editor at Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art and artBahrain. He was the founding editor of Artkrush.com and Artspace.com; started The Daily Beast's art section; and was previously art editor of Flavorpill.com.

Paul Laster is a writer, editor, independent curator, artist and lecturer. He is a New York Desk Editor at ArtAsiaPacific and a Contributing Editor at Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art and artBahrain. He was the founding editor of Artkrush.com and Artspace.com; started The Daily Beast's art section; and was previously art editor of Flavorpill.com.

  Heather Darcy Bhandari  is the Director of Exhibitions at Smack Mellon, a nonprofit in Brooklyn, NY, whose mission is to nurture and support emerging, under-recognized midcareer, and women artists in the creation and exhibition of new work.

Heather Darcy Bhandari is the Director of Exhibitions at Smack Mellon, a nonprofit in Brooklyn, NY, whose mission is to nurture and support emerging, under-recognized midcareer, and women artists in the creation and exhibition of new work.

 

VISITING PROFESSIONALS: 2016

 
  Ian Cofre  is an independent curator and writer based in New York City who works primarily with emerging and established artists from around the world working locally. Recent writings include "The People Speak: A Report from the 2016 ArtPrize" for artcritical, “Beyond the Scenic Vista” for The Brooklyn Rail, and “Disclosing the Middle,” co-authored with Natasha Bunten for the catalog of The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle at Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, 2014).

Ian Cofre is an independent curator and writer based in New York City who works primarily with emerging and established artists from around the world working locally. Recent writings include "The People Speak: A Report from the 2016 ArtPrize" for artcritical, “Beyond the Scenic Vista” for The Brooklyn Rail, and “Disclosing the Middle,” co-authored with Natasha Bunten for the catalog of The Chicago Effect: Redefining the Middle at Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, 2014).

  Ken Johnson  is an art critic living in Flushing, Queens. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Brown University in 1976 with a B.A. in art and earned a masters degree in studio art with a concentration in painting at the State University of New York at Albany in 1977. He has written reviews for the art pages of The New York Times since 1997.

Ken Johnson is an art critic living in Flushing, Queens. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Brown University in 1976 with a B.A. in art and earned a masters degree in studio art with a concentration in painting at the State University of New York at Albany in 1977. He has written reviews for the art pages of The New York Times since 1997.

  Suné Woods  is an artist living in Los Angeles. She has participated in residencies at Headlands Center of the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, and Light Work. Woods has served as Visiting Faculty in the CalArts Photography & Media Program, Vermont College of Fine Arts Visual Art Program, and has mentored fellows and organized lectures with at land’s edge, an experimental platform for visual research and catalyst for decolonial thought and action in Los Angeles.

Suné Woods is an artist living in Los Angeles. She has participated in residencies at Headlands Center of the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, and Light Work. Woods has served as Visiting Faculty in the CalArts Photography & Media Program, Vermont College of Fine Arts Visual Art Program, and has mentored fellows and organized lectures with at land’s edge, an experimental platform for visual research and catalyst for decolonial thought and action in Los Angeles.

  Jennie Goldstein  is Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art where she most recently collaborated on the large-scale exhibition "Human Interest: Portraits" from the Whitney's Collection. Jennie is also a PhD candidate in art history at Stony Brook University.

Jennie Goldstein is Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art where she most recently collaborated on the large-scale exhibition "Human Interest: Portraits" from the Whitney's Collection. Jennie is also a PhD candidate in art history at Stony Brook University.


  Elisabeth Sherman  is an Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum. She curated Torbjørn Rødland: Blue Portrait (Nokia N82) (2016), Flatlands (2016), served on the curatorial team for Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner (2015) and co-curated the installation of Michele Abele’s Baby Carriage on Bike or Riot Shield as Carriage (2015). She has written for numerous Whitney exhibition catalogues as well as contributed to Artforum and Art in America.

Elisabeth Sherman is an Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum. She curated Torbjørn Rødland: Blue Portrait (Nokia N82) (2016), Flatlands (2016), served on the curatorial team for Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner (2015) and co-curated the installation of Michele Abele’s Baby Carriage on Bike or Riot Shield as Carriage (2015). She has written for numerous Whitney exhibition catalogues as well as contributed to Artforum and Art in America.

  Sally Szwed  is the Curator of Engagement for the Creative Time Summit, and has contributed to Creative Time's programs since 2008. Previously, she served as Program Manager of EFA Project Space. Sally has organized numerous public programs, including a series of parties welcoming new artists to the city, experimental wine tastings, and projects for Open Engagement and Flux Factory, where she recently joined the Board of Directors.

Sally Szwed is the Curator of Engagement for the Creative Time Summit, and has contributed to Creative Time's programs since 2008. Previously, she served as Program Manager of EFA Project Space. Sally has organized numerous public programs, including a series of parties welcoming new artists to the city, experimental wine tastings, and projects for Open Engagement and Flux Factory, where she recently joined the Board of Directors.

  María del Carmen Carrión  is an independent curator and art critic, who received an MA from the Curatorial Practice Program at California College of the Arts, in San Francisco, and taught at Universidad Católica in Quito. She is currently Director of Public Programs & Research at Independent Curators International in New York.

María del Carmen Carrión is an independent curator and art critic, who received an MA from the Curatorial Practice Program at California College of the Arts, in San Francisco, and taught at Universidad Católica in Quito. She is currently Director of Public Programs & Research at Independent Curators International in New York.

  Kevin D. Dumouchelle  has overseen the Brooklyn Museum’s African and Pacific Islands collections since 2007.

Kevin D. Dumouchelle has overseen the Brooklyn Museum’s African and Pacific Islands collections since 2007.


  Jess Wilcox  joined Socrates Sculpture Park as the Director of Exhibitions in January of 2016. From 2011-2015 she held the position as Programs Coordinator at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum

Jess Wilcox joined Socrates Sculpture Park as the Director of Exhibitions in January of 2016. From 2011-2015 she held the position as Programs Coordinator at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum

  Robert Curcio  of curcioprojects has been involved in the international contemporary art world since the early 1990’s.

Robert Curcio of curcioprojects has been involved in the international contemporary art world since the early 1990’s.

  Chris Rayburn  has enjoyed 25 years of experience working with non-profit organizations focused on the visual and performing arts.

Chris Rayburn has enjoyed 25 years of experience working with non-profit organizations focused on the visual and performing arts.

  Taraneh Fazeli  is a curator, educator, editor, and researcher with a practice that emerges from legacies of institutional critique and radical pedagogy. She is a critic-in-residence at the MFAH’s Core Program, previously worked within the New Museum’s Education Department, was a Contributing Editor to Triple Canopy, and was the Managing Director of e-flux.

Taraneh Fazeli is a curator, educator, editor, and researcher with a practice that emerges from legacies of institutional critique and radical pedagogy. She is a critic-in-residence at the MFAH’s Core Program, previously worked within the New Museum’s Education Department, was a Contributing Editor to Triple Canopy, and was the Managing Director of e-flux.


VISITING PROFESSIONALS: 2015

  Bill Carroll  has been involved in the New York art world for over thirty years. He was the Director of the Charles Cowles Gallery in Soho, and the Elizabeth Harris Gallery in Chelsea. Bill is presently as the Director of the Studio Program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts.

Bill Carroll has been involved in the New York art world for over thirty years. He was the Director of the Charles Cowles Gallery in Soho, and the Elizabeth Harris Gallery in Chelsea. Bill is presently as the Director of the Studio Program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts.

  Ellen Callamari  is the founder of an advisory firm, Callamari Fine Art, which specializes in Post-War and Contemporary Art, advising private and corporate clients on the acquisition and sale of artworks as well as providing IRS compliant appraisals.

Ellen Callamari is the founder of an advisory firm, Callamari Fine Art, which specializes in Post-War and Contemporary Art, advising private and corporate clients on the acquisition and sale of artworks as well as providing IRS compliant appraisals.

  Joe Fyfe , artist, art critic, curator is known internationally. He has curated many works including the widely recognized "Le Tableau" in New York. His art works had been shown internationally for the past three decades.

Joe Fyfe, artist, art critic, curator is known internationally. He has curated many works including the widely recognized "Le Tableau" in New York. His art works had been shown internationally for the past three decades.

  Marcia E. Vetrocq  is a writer, art historian, and educator currently teaching contemporary art in Columbia University. Her book about a participatory drawing project by 23 artists working in downtown New York during the 1970's is scheduled for publication in spring 2015.

Marcia E. Vetrocq is a writer, art historian, and educator currently teaching contemporary art in Columbia University. Her book about a participatory drawing project by 23 artists working in downtown New York during the 1970's is scheduled for publication in spring 2015.


  Stephen Westfall , painter and art critic, has been a recipient of the Rome Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEA awards, and three NYFA Fellowships. He teaches at Rutgers University and lectures at Bard College.

Stephen Westfall, painter and art critic, has been a recipient of the Rome Prize, Guggenheim Fellowship, two NEA awards, and three NYFA Fellowships. He teaches at Rutgers University and lectures at Bard College.

  Heather Darcy Bhandari  is a Director at Mixed Greens gallery in New York City. Since joining the gallery in 2000, she has curated over one hundred exhibitions while managing a roster of nearly two-dozen artists.

Heather Darcy Bhandari is a Director at Mixed Greens gallery in New York City. Since joining the gallery in 2000, she has curated over one hundred exhibitions while managing a roster of nearly two-dozen artists.

  Zeljka Himbele Kozul  is a freelance curator working between New York City and Zagreb, Croatia. In her native Croatia, she worked for several years at the Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb.

Zeljka Himbele Kozul is a freelance curator working between New York City and Zagreb, Croatia. In her native Croatia, she worked for several years at the Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb.

  Jonathan Goodman  is a freelance art writer who is currently writing for The Brooklyn Rail, artcritical, and Sculpture, among other publications. Additionally, he writes for Internet sites in Madrid and Paris.

Jonathan Goodman is a freelance art writer who is currently writing for The Brooklyn Rail, artcritical, and Sculpture, among other publications. Additionally, he writes for Internet sites in Madrid and Paris.


  Howard Halle  has been   Chief Art Critic at Time Out New York magazine since 1995. He’s also been a curator, most notably as former Director of the Gallery and Performance Art series at The Kitchen, NYC and as co-organizer of “The Brokerage of Desire” (1987) at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.

Howard Halle has been Chief Art Critic at Time Out New York magazine since 1995. He’s also been a curator, most notably as former Director of the Gallery and Performance Art series at The Kitchen, NYC and as co-organizer of “The Brokerage of Desire” (1987) at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris.

  Rebecca Jampol  is an arts educator, gallery director and independent curator based in Newark, New Jersey. Ms. Jampol is the founder and director of the alternative gallery space & studio residence, Solo(s) Project House (SPH) and founder and co-director of The Gateway Project Gallery and Public Art Program.

Rebecca Jampol is an arts educator, gallery director and independent curator based in Newark, New Jersey. Ms. Jampol is the founder and director of the alternative gallery space & studio residence, Solo(s) Project House (SPH) and founder and co-director of The Gateway Project Gallery and Public Art Program.

  Miles Manning  is the director of the Elizabeth Harris Gallery in Chelsea where he remains today.

Miles Manning is the director of the Elizabeth Harris Gallery in Chelsea where he remains today.

  Paul Limperopulos  is co-director of Benefit Print Project, which is a publisher of editions and unique projects in all media. El Anatsui, Hernan Bas, Vik Muñiz, Tal R, and Mickalene Thomas are some of the artists with whom it has collaborated under his direction since 2010.

Paul Limperopulos is co-director of Benefit Print Project, which is a publisher of editions and unique projects in all media. El Anatsui, Hernan Bas, Vik Muñiz, Tal R, and Mickalene Thomas are some of the artists with whom it has collaborated under his direction since 2010.


  Naomi Lev  is a curator and critic based in New York. She is a Contributing Editor of Creative Time Reports, a contributing writer for ARTFORUM.com, and writes for other international publications such as Art in America and Artcritical.com.

Naomi Lev is a curator and critic based in New York. She is a Contributing Editor of Creative Time Reports, a contributing writer for ARTFORUM.com, and writes for other international publications such as Art in America and Artcritical.com.

  Stephanie Theodore  is the founder and director of Theodore:Art, a contemporary art gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn. She has been a curator, advisor, and private dealer since 1993.

Stephanie Theodore is the founder and director of Theodore:Art, a contemporary art gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn. She has been a curator, advisor, and private dealer since 1993.

  Maya Valladares  is the Education Assistant for Studio Programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Maya Valladares is the Education Assistant for Studio Programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

  Jackie Terrassa  is the Managing Museum Educator for Gallery and Studio Programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jackie Terrassa is the Managing Museum Educator for Gallery and Studio Programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art


Visiting Professionals: 2014

  Barbara Pollack  is an author, art critic, professor, curator, and magazine editor living in New York. She is an authority on Chinese contemporary art.

Barbara Pollack is an author, art critic, professor, curator, and magazine editor living in New York. She is an authority on Chinese contemporary art.

  David Cohen  is publisher and editor of  artcritical.com , the online magazine of art and ideas, and a freelance writer, curator and educator.

David Cohen is publisher and editor of artcritical.com, the online magazine of art and ideas, and a freelance writer, curator and educator.

  Dennis Christie  and Ken Tyburski founded DCKT Contemporary, a contemporary art gallery based in New York's Lower East Side.

Dennis Christie and Ken Tyburski founded DCKT Contemporary, a contemporary art gallery based in New York's Lower East Side.

  Mary Dinaburg  is the founder of Dinaburgarts LLC and co founder of Fortune Cookie Projects: a global art education, curatorial and art advisory firm focused on Asia, The US, and Europe.

Mary Dinaburg is the founder of Dinaburgarts LLC and co founder of Fortune Cookie Projects: a global art education, curatorial and art advisory firm focused on Asia, The US, and Europe.


  Gabriel de Guzman , Curator of Visual Arts at Wave Hill, organizes the Sunroom Project Space series for emerging artists and coordinates thematic group exhibitions in Wave Hill’s Glyndor Gallery.

Gabriel de Guzman, Curator of Visual Arts at Wave Hill, organizes the Sunroom Project Space series for emerging artists and coordinates thematic group exhibitions in Wave Hill’s Glyndor Gallery.

  Kat Griefen  is the co-owner and co-director of Accola Griefen in New York City. She was previously the Director of A.I.R. Gallery from 2006 until 2011.

Kat Griefen is the co-owner and co-director of Accola Griefen in New York City. She was previously the Director of A.I.R. Gallery from 2006 until 2011.

  Paddy Johnson  is the founding Editor of Art F City and an arts columnist for Artnet News.

Paddy Johnson is the founding Editor of Art F City and an arts columnist for Artnet News.

  Souhad Rafey  is the Curator at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, where she curates two group exhibitions each year.

Souhad Rafey is the Curator at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, where she curates two group exhibitions each year.


  Barry Schwabsky  is art critic for The Nation and co-editor of international reviews for Artforum.

Barry Schwabsky is art critic for The Nation and co-editor of international reviews for Artforum.

  Linda Yablonsky  is a freelance critic and journalist who regularly contributes to The New York Times Style Magazine, W, Elle and Wallpaper magazines, as well as to The Art Newspaper and Artforum.com, for which she writes a popular Scene and Herd column about the international art world.

Linda Yablonsky is a freelance critic and journalist who regularly contributes to The New York Times Style Magazine, W, Elle and Wallpaper magazines, as well as to The Art Newspaper and Artforum.com, for which she writes a popular Scene and Herd column about the international art world.

  Michelle Levy  is an arts administrator, curator, and artist based in New York City. Since 2008, she has been Director of EFA Project Space (a program of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts). Levy founded the SHIFT Residency (formerly Residency for Arts Workers as Artists) in 2010.

Michelle Levy is an arts administrator, curator, and artist based in New York City. Since 2008, she has been Director of EFA Project Space (a program of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts). Levy founded the SHIFT Residency (formerly Residency for Arts Workers as Artists) in 2010.

  Claire Barliant  is a freelance writer and independent curator who lives in Brooklyn. She currently works as curatorial advisor to EFA Project Space, a nonprofit gallery in Midtown Manhattan that opened in 2008 and is a program of the Elizabeth Foundation.

Claire Barliant is a freelance writer and independent curator who lives in Brooklyn. She currently works as curatorial advisor to EFA Project Space, a nonprofit gallery in Midtown Manhattan that opened in 2008 and is a program of the Elizabeth Foundation.


  Jeff Barnett-Winsby  is an artist and community organizer with an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Photography. He has exhibited internationally and his first book, Mark West and Molly Rose, was published in 2010 by J&L Books. He has served on the faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Rhode Island.

Jeff Barnett-Winsby is an artist and community organizer with an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Photography. He has exhibited internationally and his first book, Mark West and Molly Rose, was published in 2010 by J&L Books. He has served on the faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Rhode Island.

  Bowie Zunino  is a social practice artist and educator. She has worked with Creative Time, The Go Project, and Readnet Bronx Charter School. She received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Sculpture and holds a BA in Psychology and Studio Art from Williams College.

Bowie Zunino is a social practice artist and educator. She has worked with Creative Time, The Go Project, and Readnet Bronx Charter School. She received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Sculpture and holds a BA in Psychology and Studio Art from Williams College.

  Jasmine Wahi  is a curator, art advisor, and activist based in New York City. She is Co-Founder of Project For Empty Space, a non-profit arts organization in New York City that is dedicated to bringing Contemporary art to a multitude of communities through the utilization of abandoned and unusual urban spaces.

Jasmine Wahi is a curator, art advisor, and activist based in New York City. She is Co-Founder of Project For Empty Space, a non-profit arts organization in New York City that is dedicated to bringing Contemporary art to a multitude of communities through the utilization of abandoned and unusual urban spaces.

  Lilly Wei  is a New York-based independent curator and critic. She writes regularly for Art in America and is a contributing editor at ARTnews. She has been the author of numerous exhibition catalogues and brochures on contemporary art, including publications for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Knoedler, Marlborough and Pace Galleries, New York, NY.

Lilly Wei is a New York-based independent curator and critic. She writes regularly for Art in America and is a contributing editor at ARTnews. She has been the author of numerous exhibition catalogues and brochures on contemporary art, including publications for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Knoedler, Marlborough and Pace Galleries, New York, NY.


  Shlomit Dror  is a curator and writer working in Greater New York. For the past decade she has worked in various institutions, including El Museo del Barrio, The Felix Torres Gonzales Foundation, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Inchoen Women Artists Biennale, among others.

Shlomit Dror is a curator and writer working in Greater New York. For the past decade she has worked in various institutions, including El Museo del Barrio, The Felix Torres Gonzales Foundation, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Inchoen Women Artists Biennale, among others.

 
 

Visiting Professionals: 2011-2013

  David Ebony  is former Managing Editor and currently a Contributing Editor of Art in America magazine, where he worked for over 21 years. He has written for the magazine over 450 signed articles, including features, reviews, profiles and news pieces.

David Ebony is former Managing Editor and currently a Contributing Editor of Art in America magazine, where he worked for over 21 years. He has written for the magazine over 450 signed articles, including features, reviews, profiles and news pieces.

  Laura Phipps  is a senior curatorial assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She has been at the Whitney since the summer of 2009, and has worked in a number of capacities on museum exhibitions. Laura received her MA, Art History at Hunter College, CUNY in 2010.  .

Laura Phipps is a senior curatorial assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She has been at the Whitney since the summer of 2009, and has worked in a number of capacities on museum exhibitions. Laura received her MA, Art History at Hunter College, CUNY in 2010.

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  Sarah Schmerler  has worked as an art critic and journalist in New York City for 17 years. Her writing has appeared in newspapers like The New York Post and The New York Times, weekly publications like TimeOut New York and The Village Voice, and monthly and bi-monthly publications like Art in America, ArtNews, Photograph, The WG News + Arts and Art & Auction.

Sarah Schmerler has worked as an art critic and journalist in New York City for 17 years. Her writing has appeared in newspapers like The New York Post and The New York Times, weekly publications like TimeOut New York and The Village Voice, and monthly and bi-monthly publications like Art in America, ArtNews, Photograph, The WG News + Arts and Art & Auction.

  Katherine Brinson  has been part of Guggenheim's curatorial staff since 2005. She has organized exhibitions at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin.

Katherine Brinson has been part of Guggenheim's curatorial staff since 2005. She has organized exhibitions at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin.


  Stephen Maine  is an independent art critic and curator. He is a contributing Editor at www.artcritical.com, an Instructor at the School of Visual Arts, and has written in relevant publications such as Art in America.

Stephen Maine is an independent art critic and curator. He is a contributing Editor at www.artcritical.com, an Instructor at the School of Visual Arts, and has written in relevant publications such as Art in America.

  Tracy Adler  is the Founding Director at The Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College. In the past she has worked as a curator for Hunter College Art Galleries and The Jewish Museum. She has also worked as a Departmental Assistant in the Curatorial Department for Prints and Photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tracy Adler is the Founding Director at The Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College. In the past she has worked as a curator for Hunter College Art Galleries and The Jewish Museum. She has also worked as a Departmental Assistant in the Curatorial Department for Prints and Photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

  Kelly Baum  is the Haskell Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Princeton University Art Museum. Prior to Princeton, Baum served for five years as assistant curator of contemporary art at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin.

Kelly Baum is the Haskell Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Princeton University Art Museum. Prior to Princeton, Baum served for five years as assistant curator of contemporary art at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin.

  Francesca Pietropaolo  is an Italian art historian of modern and contemporary art, and an independent curator. As art critic, she has contributed to Flash Art International, and writes for ARTnews, Art in America, and Arte e Critica.

Francesca Pietropaolo is an Italian art historian of modern and contemporary art, and an independent curator. As art critic, she has contributed to Flash Art International, and writes for ARTnews, Art in America, and Arte e Critica.


  Reem Fadda  joined the Guggenheim in 2010 as Associate Curator, Middle Eastern Art, Abu Dhabi Project. From 2005 to 2007, Fadda was Director of the Palestinian Association for Contemporary Art (PACA) and worked as Academic Director for the International Academy of Art Palestine, which she helped found in 2006.

Reem Fadda joined the Guggenheim in 2010 as Associate Curator, Middle Eastern Art, Abu Dhabi Project. From 2005 to 2007, Fadda was Director of the Palestinian Association for Contemporary Art (PACA) and worked as Academic Director for the International Academy of Art Palestine, which she helped found in 2006.

  Claire Gilman  is Curator at The Drawing Center, New York. She has taught art history and critical theory at Columbia University; The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; The Corcoran College for Art and Design; and MoMA. She has also written extensively for publications including Art Journal, CAA Reviews, Documents, Frieze, and October.

Claire Gilman is Curator at The Drawing Center, New York. She has taught art history and critical theory at Columbia University; The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; The Corcoran College for Art and Design; and MoMA. She has also written extensively for publications including Art Journal, CAA Reviews, Documents, Frieze, and October.

  Kelly Kivland  is Curatorial Assistant at the Dia Art Foundation, New York

Kelly Kivland is Curatorial Assistant at the Dia Art Foundation, New York

  Paul Laster  is the editor of  Artkrush.com , a contributing editor at  Flavorpill.com  and Art Asia Pacific, and a contributing writer at Time Out New York, The Daily Beast, and Art in America.

Paul Laster is the editor of Artkrush.com, a contributing editor at Flavorpill.com and Art Asia Pacific, and a contributing writer at Time Out New York, The Daily Beast, and Art in America.


  Brett Littman  is currently the Executive Director of The Drawing Center, New York. Previously he was the Deputy Director at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, a MoMA affiliate.

Brett Littman is currently the Executive Director of The Drawing Center, New York. Previously he was the Deputy Director at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, a MoMA affiliate.

  Mary-Kay Lombino  is the Curator and Assistant Director at  Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College .

Mary-Kay Lombino is the Curator and Assistant Director at Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College.

  Jenny Moore  is the Executive Director at The Chinati Foundation. Prior to 2012 she was the Associate Curator at  New Museum of Contemporary Art  and the Project Curator at The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Jenny Moore is the Executive Director at The Chinati Foundation. Prior to 2012 she was the Associate Curator at New Museum of Contemporary Art and the Project Curator at The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

  Robert C. Morgan  is an independent art Critic, Curator, Artist, and Author. He has published anthologies in several countries and continually writes art criticism for Brooklyn Rail.

Robert C. Morgan is an independent art Critic, Curator, Artist, and Author. He has published anthologies in several countries and continually writes art criticism for Brooklyn Rail.


  Alexandra Schwartz  is Curator of Contemporary Art at Montclair Art Museum. She has been Curatorial Assistant in both the Department of Drawings and the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art.

Alexandra Schwartz is Curator of Contemporary Art at Montclair Art Museum. She has been Curatorial Assistant in both the Department of Drawings and the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art.

  Steven Sergiovanni  is the Founder of Mixed Greens Gallery, New York.

Steven Sergiovanni is the Founder of Mixed Greens Gallery, New York.

  Judith Tannenbaum  is currently involved as an adjunct curator through 2014. From 2000-2013 Judith Tannenbaum was the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence.

Judith Tannenbaum is currently involved as an adjunct curator through 2014. From 2000-2013 Judith Tannenbaum was the Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence.