Amanda Hunt serves on the curatorial staff for The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles as the director of education and public programs. She was previously an associate curator at New York’s Studio Museum in Harlem, where she organized shows about Rashaad Newsome and Lorraine O’Grady. Hunt curated Portland2014: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, presented by Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, and was a curator at the non-profit art space LA >< ART from 2011-2014 where she organized former Studio Museum Artist-in-Residence Steffani Jemison’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, as well as produced public art projects with Anna Sew Hoy, Sam Falls, and Talia Chetrit, among others. Hunt also helped to produce two major initiatives in Los Angeles, including the Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival, co-produced by LAXART and the Getty Research Institute, and Made in LA 2012, the first Los Angeles biennial organized by the Hammer Museum in collaboration with LAXART. She has worked at various galleries and institutions including Whitechapel Gallery, London; Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York; the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

 

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