The MFA in Visual Studies welcomes Amanda Hunt as part of the 2012-2013 Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series.
Amanda Hunt is a Curator at LAXART, Los Angeles. 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. Hunt served as Curatorial Assistant to LAXART Director Lauri Firstenberg on the Los Angeles City Pavilion produced by Walead Beshty as part of the 9th Shanghai Biennale in September 2012, and most recently curated Steffani Jemison’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles at LAXART. Hunt will co-curate the 2014 Portland Biennial at Disjecta.