Curatorial

February Ringling Underground: Artist Statements

For the February 2016 Ringling Underground, I wanted to focus on contemporary Florida artists exploring the medium of clay. Ceramics are sorely underrepresented in the contemporary art scene, as many cling to outdated beliefs that ceramic art falls into the category of craft. Artists Jenn Ryann Miller, Sharon Norwood, and Cheyenne Rudolph are challenging these beliefs by Read More >

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TEMPUS Projects at Ringling Underground

TEMPUS Projects, a non-profit art space located in Seminole Heights, Tampa, is known for their experimental and innovative art exhibitions. The gallery has been recognized as a catalyst for contemporary art in Tampa, and praised for providing opportunities to the community’s emerging fine artists. Initiated by a shared interest in promoting local, contemporary art, TEMPUS Read More >

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Ringling Underground: Photography in the Courtyard

RINGLING UNDERGROUND: PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE COURTYARD Thursday, October 1, 2015: 8 – 11 p.m. All who have experienced The Ringling museum’s courtyard can agree that an appropriate adjective to describe the space might be “grandiose.” When exhibiting against a backdrop of pink marble and bronze statues, towering, three-dimensional artworks tend to attract the most attention from Read More >

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Harvey Milk Festival Equality Gallery

The Harvey Milk Festival Equality Gallery will be on view at the HuB in Sarasota, Florida from May 15 – May 29, 2015. An opening reception will take place on May 15 from 7:00pm – 11:00pm. Visitors to the gallery will experience two- and three-dimensional artworks exploring themes of identity, sexuality, and the queer movement. Read More >

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Ringling Underground: Spring 2015

As the Artist Liaison for the Ringling Underground series, I organize and curate the art component for the events. The exhibiting artists are local or regional contemporary artists, exemplified by their innovating techniques and application of materials.

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Ringling Underground: Fall 2014

As the Artist Liaison for the Ringling Underground series, I organize and curate the art component of the events. Working with traditional mediums, contemporary artists from the Sarasota-Tampa Bay area explore a variety of themes, unified by origins of creation and a vibrant color palette.

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Centre Gallery

2013 – 2014 Centre Gallery, Art Director (Artist Communication Director, Graphic Designer, Website Manager, Event Coordinator, Event Manager), Tampa, FL Assessed and selected artworks for display, curated exhibitions, arranged safe transport of international artworks, aided in installations, catalogued gallery records and archives, designed and managed six After Hours events Managed artist communications on local, regional, Read More >

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Natalya Swanson