Please join the SCAD Painting Department in welcoming award winning curator Leonie Bradbury on April 8th at 2:30pm at the Alexander Hall Auditorium, Savannah campus.
Bradbury will speak about the practice of curating and many of her current projects. In addition, there will be a Q&A afterwards for students to discuss curatorial practices and the professional relationship between artists and curators.
The event is free and open to the public.
Montserrat College of Art’s Gallery director and curator Leonie Bradbury at the Montserrat Gallery in Beverly, where “Not Ready to Make Nice, Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond” is on display. Image courtesy of the Boston Globe.
Bio: Originally from The Netherlands, Leonie Bradbury graduated Summa cum Laude with a B.A .in Art History from the University of Minnesota in 1998, followed by a M.A. in the History of Art from Boston University in 2001. Her specialty is contemporary art, art criticism and theory.
Bradbury has served as the Director and Curator of Montserrat College of Art Galleries since 2005. Her exhibition programming often has a socially engaged focus and includes exhibition projects, both solo and group, that address a range of subjects and feature emerging and established artists of national and international note. Her exhibitions have received numerous awards, most notably two curatorial awards from the Association of International Art Critics.
Additionally, Bradbury serves as the Vice President of Programs on the Board of Directors for the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries. She is a PhD Candidate in Philosophy and Art Theory at the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts and is writing her dissertation on artworks as networks. She is the co-founder of Alter Projects an independent curatorial collaborative that designs custom art experiences for unusual venues.