International Visitor Programme : October 2016

Amanda Hunt

Curator

Amanda Hunt

Amanda Hunt is an Assistant Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem where she manages the Artist-in-Residence programme. 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-produced by LA ART and the Getty Research Institute, and Made in LA 2012, the first Los Angeles biennial organised by the Hammer Museum in collaboration with LA ART. Hunt also served as Curatorial Assistant for the Los Angeles City Pavilion for the 9th Shanghai Biennale in 2012. She has worked at various galleries and institutions including Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK; Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY, USA; the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, USA. Hunt holds her MA in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts in San Francisco.