As Previously Mentioned, Amy Mackie has been invited to curate the CAM Perennial exhibition for 2015. Ms. Mackie has never been to San Antonio, and as of this posting is currently conducting studio visits with San Antonio artists. We are excited to see what connections Ms. Mackie sees/makes between artists.
Amy Mackie is a curator and writer based in New Orleans. She is also Co-Director of PARSE (parsenola.com). She previously served as Director of Visual Arts at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans and prior to that as Curatorial Associate at the New Museum in New York. Mackie was the recipient of a 2013 Curatorial Fellowship from the Stavanger Municipality Culture Department in Norway, a 2010 Research Fellowship at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, England, and a 2009 CEC Artslink Grant to organize a project in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has lectured at Bard College, Brooklyn College, the College of Charleston, and Yale University, and has written for Art in America, Art Papers, FANTOM Photographic Quarterly, Pelican Bomb, Universes in Universe, and various publications and catalogs. She organized “It Could Go Either Way: Mariam Ghani + Erin Ellen Kelly” at Rogaland Kunstsenter in Stavanger, Norway in 2014. The exhibition will be travel to the Anchorage Museum in Anchorage, Alaska in 2015. She is also working on a book that traces the evolution of the artist-run spaces and alternative arts organizations in New Orleans from 2005 to the present. Mackie holds an M.A. in curatorial studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College and a B.A. in liberal arts from Sarah Lawrence College.