Talk starts at 7pm
Join Peter Eleey, Curator and Associate Director of Exhibitions and Programs at MoMA PS1, for a free public program at The Lab. Eleey will visit San Francisco for three days to participate in Art & Dialogue. During his stay, he will visit with eight Artadia Awardees.
Peter Eleey currently serves as the Curator and Associate Director of Exhibitions and Programs at MoMA PS1. Since joining MoMA PS1 as its Curator in 2010, Eleey has organized 20 exhibitions at the museum, including premiere presentations of Ed Atkins, Darren Bader, and Matt Connors, as well as acclaimed surveys of Huma Bhabha, James Lee Byars, Lara Favaretto, George Kuchar, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt, and Maria Lassoing. From 2007 through 2010, Eleey was a curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, where he organized exhibitions with Trisha Brown and Goshka Macuga. Before joining the Walker, he was a Curator and Producer at Creative Time, New York from 2002 to 2007, where he organized a wide range of multidisciplinary projects and events.
Artadia is a national non-profit organization that supports visual artists with unrestricted, merit-based awards and fosters connections to a network of opportunities. We recognize artistic excellence in cities throughout the United States and introduce local communities to the international art conversation. In the past 19 years, Artadia has awarded over $3 million to more than 300 artists throughout its participating award cities of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco. Over 20,000 artists have applied for the Artadia Awards program.
Art & Dialogue is a national program designed to expand support for Artadia’s growing network of Awardees. Artadia currently supports over 300 Awardees working in a diverse array of disciplines in seven cities across the country. Developed through in-depth research of artists’ needs, Art & Dialogue bridges connections between visual artists, curators and diverse publics in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco through a series of studio visits, public programs, and online engagement. All Art & Dialogue programs are documented, anthologized on Artadia’s website, and publicized internationally.