The Fall 2017 Visiting Curator is José Carlos Diaz, Chief Curator at The Andy Warhol Museum. Diaz will select four artists for studio visits on September 6 and 7, 2017. Click here to apply for a studio visit. Applications will be accepted through Monday, August 7, 2017 at 5PM EST. On Wednesday, September 6, Diaz will give a free public lecture.

About the Program

Initiated in Fall 2003, the Visiting Curator Program brings distinguished curators to Cleveland to conduct one-on-one studio visits with local artists as well as deliver a public lecture. The program provides artists with professional exposure and critical feedback from accomplished art world professionals. 


Amanda Hunt (The Studio Museum in Harlem)
Cornelia Lauf (Independent Curator)
Adam Lerner (Museum of Contemporary Art Denver)
Naomi Beckwith (Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago)
Andria Hickey (Public Art Fund, New York)
Bartholomew Ryan (Walker Art Center)
Sarah DeMeuse (RIVET, independent curator)
João Ribas (MIT List Visual Art Center)
Ann Ellgood (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden)
Franklin Sirmans (LACMA)
Ian Barry (The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College)
Laura Hoptman (New Museum)
Raphael Platow (CAC Cincinnati)
Douglas Dreishpoon (The Albright–Knox Art Gallery)
Gregory Volk (art critic, Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University)
Dan Cameron (CAC New Orleans)
Eleanor Heartney (Independent critic and author)
Katy Siegel (Hunter College, independent)
Valerie Cassel Oliver (CAM Houston)
David Pagel (LA Times critic and independent curator)
Amada Cruz (Artedia)
James Elaine (Hammer Museum)
Dominic Molon (MCA Chicago)
Shamin Momin (The Whitney Museum of American Art)