Karen Patterson is Curator at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Her primary focus is the Arts Centers premier collection of folk art, self-taught art, and artist environments. She incorporates these works into curatorial projects that explore a variety of contemporary themes. She also works with a range of artists, artworks, and commissioned site-specific pieces. Her recent curatorial projects include Ebony G. Patterson: Dead Treez, Ray Yoshidas Museum of Extraordinary Values, and This Must Be The Place, an exhibition series exploring the relationship between artists and their formative places. Karen completed her Bachelor of Arts in Folklore Studies at Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada, and her Masters of Art Administration at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where her focus was the home collection of Chicago artist Ray Yoshida. Prior to joining JMKAC, she developed interpretive programs for house museums and heritage sites in Canada and the US and co-founded a 12-hour public art festival, Nocturne: Art at Night, in Nova Scotia.
Simeon Barclay, installation view of The Feast Wagon, The Tetley, Leeds, 2015. Photo by Jules Lister. The Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists Programme is a three-year partnership led by the Biennial with ICI and CACTUS gallery in Liverpool. The program offers 10 artists based in the North of England an international framework for artistic development and […]read more »
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 »