Jamilee Lacy is the newly appointed director and curator of Providence CollegeGalleries in Rhode Island, where she is developing a new contemporary art exhibition program and teaching collection. Recent and forthcoming Providence CollegeGalleries projects organized by Lacy include Helsingista by Ari Pelkonen and Valpuri Kylmanen, A Platform for Traits by Heather Leigh McPherson and Spectacular Vernacular, featuring Mexico City artists José Arnaud-Bello, Pia Camil and Ramiro Chaves. She is also producing (with Meg Onli) Remaking the Black Metropolis: Contemporary Art, Urbanity and Blackness in America, a forthcoming research survey partially funded by a grant from the Graham Foundation. Before relocating to the East coast, Lacy worked in Chicago as the founding curator of Twelve Galleries Project, a nomadic curatorial project, and as managing editor for Bad at Sports, a leading international arts journal and podcast. She has additionally held positions as inaugural curator-in-residence for Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri; curatorial writer for the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Illinois; and curatorial associate for the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague, Czech Republic. Lacy holds two undergraduate degrees in art history and studio art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a MA in Comparative Literature from Northwestern University.
2015 Fall Curatorial Intensive Symposium
Fall 2015 Curatorial Intensive: Public Symposium Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10am1:15pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 FREE The Fall 2015 Curatorial Intensive participants will each present their exhibition and project proposals that they have developed throughout the course of the program. Symposium Schedule Welcome and Session 1: 10:0011:30am Break: […]read more »