VISITING CURATOR PROGRAM

 

 

The Summer 2019 Visiting Curator is Hamza Walker, Executive Director of LAXART. Walker will select four artists for studio visits on July 18 and 19, 2019. Click here to apply for a studio visit. Applications will be accepted through Tuesday July 2, 2019 at 5 PM EST. On Thursday, July 18, Walker will give a free public lecture about Sondra Perry’s exhibition A Terrible Thing.

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. 

 

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. 

 

How to Apply

Applicants must live in the Cuyahoga County or one of its six contiguous counties (Lorain, Medina, Summit, Portage, Geauga, and Lake). Applicants whose studios are more than 20 miles from moCa may be asked to present their work in a space provided at the museum. All practicing artists are eligible to apply, as well as students in any year of MFA studies. 

  • Applications must be submitted online. All materials must be compiled into a single PDF document, not to exceed 50MB. This PDF must be titled “artist last name_artist first name_NSVC Summer 2019”. Applications must include the following images and written information.
  • Up to ten (10) images, captioned with title, date, medium and dimensions
  • One-page Artist Statement
  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae, with current contact information including address, phone, and email
  • (If applicable) applicants may include one (1) video file, 5 minutes or less in duration. The video must be submitted as a link to an external hosting site (i.e. YouTube or Vimeo). A still from the video should be included as one of the 10 images, with a link to the hosting site directly below the still.

Please note applications not meeting these requirements or applications sent by email or hard copies mailed to moCa will not be reviewed.

 

APPLY TODAY

 

Summer 2019 SUBMISSION DEADLINE:

Applications for a studio visit with Hamza Walker are being accepted until July 2, 2019. All applicants will be notified by July 8 of their status.

 


PAST VISITING CURATORS
 
José Carlos Diaz (The Warhol Museum)
Amanda Hunt (The Studio Museum in Harlem, now at the MOCA Los Angeles)
Cornelia Lauf (Independent Curator)
Adam Lerner (Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, now independent)
Naomi Beckwith (Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago)
Andria Hickey (Public Art Fund, New York, now at Pace Gallery)
Bartholomew Ryan (Walker Art Center, now independent)
Sarah DeMeuse (RIVET, independent curator)
João Ribas (MIT List Visual Art Center, now independent)
Anne Ellegood (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, now at the Hammer Museum)
Franklin Sirmans (LACMA, now at the Perez Museum)
Ian Barry (The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College)
Laura Hoptman (New Museum, now at the Drawing Center)
Raphaela Platow (CAC Cincinnati)
Douglas Dreishpoon (The Albright–Knox Art Gallery, now at the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation)
Gregory Volk (art critic, Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University)
Dan Cameron (CAC New Orleans, now at Open Spaces 2018: A Kansas City Arts Experience)
Eleanor Heartney (Independent critic and author)
Katy Siegel (Hunter College, independent, now at The Baltimore Museum of Art)
Valerie Cassel Oliver (CAM Houston, now at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)
David Pagel (LA Times critic, now independent)
Amada Cruz (CEO and Director of the Seattle Art Museum)
James Elaine (Hammer Museum, now independent)
Dominic Molon (MCA Chicago, now at the RISD Museum)
Shamim Momin (The Whitney Museum of American Art, now at The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle)