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2015 CAM Perennial

For the fourth consecutive year, Contemporary Art Month (CAM) has chosen the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center to partner in the 2015 CAM Perennial Exhibition. Every year, CAM chooses a curator from outside of San Antonio to give a fresh perspective on the San Antonio art scene. Amy Mackie will serve as this year’s curator of the 2015 CAM Perennial Exhibition.

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Karen Mahaffy – The Long Poem

 

About the Curator:

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

AmericaArt PapersFANTOM Photographic QuarterlyPelican 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.

 

 

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Roberto Celis

 

 

2015 CAM Perennial Exhibition

March 13- May 23, 2015

Curated by Amy Mackie

Museo Guadalupe

Opening Reception: Friday, March 13, 6-9 p.m.

 

 

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