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.
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
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.
2015 CAM Perennial Exhibition
March 13- May 23, 2015
Curated by Amy Mackie
Opening Reception: Friday, March 13, 6-9 p.m.