Free | 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy thought-provoking talks and discussions relating to current KW|AG exhibitions. Meet the artists or exhibition curators as they share their ideas and their creative process. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.
Curator Talk with Amanda Cachia
Thursday, January 28, 2010, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Free admission. Everyone is welcome.
Join KW|AG and Amanda Cachia, Curator/Director of the Dunlop Art Gallery, for our first Art Talk in 2010. Cachia curated Pandora's Box for the Dunlop Art Gallery, which will be touring to KW|AG from January 29 to March 21, 2010.
About Amanda Cachia
Amanda Cachia was born in Wollongong, NSW, Australia. She received her BA/BCA from the University of Wollongong (1999), and an MA in Curatorial Studies from Goldsmiths College, University of London (2001). This was followed by internships at the Museum of Modern Art and the Dia Centre for the Arts in New York. Other internships included Tate Modern, London, National Gallery of Australia and Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia. In 2004 she immigrated to New York City from Australia and worked as Assistant Director at Cynthia Broan Gallery in Manhattan and Program Manager at Aljira, a Center for Contemporary in Newark, New Jersey until 2006. Prior to that, previous positions included Curator of the New England Regional Art Museum in Armidale, NSW, Australia (2003-2004) Director of the Blake Prize for Religious Art one of Australia's oldest and most established art prizes and Regional Arts Youth Project Officer, coordinating a tour around regional NSW of art created by youth, both in 2002. Amanda co-curated YOUR SKY with Robyn Donohue for Gigantic Arts Space in New York in 2005, funded by Advance and the Australian High Commission, NY. Other curatorial projects have included New England Picture: In what they paint I see (2004) for the New England Regional Art Museum and Puncturecapital (2001), displayed at the Asian Australian Arts Centre (Gallery 4a) in Sydney. She was hired as Assistant Curator for the Dunlop Art Gallery in January 2007 and in June, was promoted to Curator. In November 2008, she was promoted to Director/Curator. For the Dunlop, Amanda has curated Abnormal Growth (2007), Pandora's Box and Garden Folk (2008).
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