In this episode of the Artmatcher podcast, Meaghan Kent speaks to guest host Matt Wheatley about her insightful international journey through the arts, and her role as a curator at the acclaimed and vibrant Art and Culture Center Hollywood is discussed. As a curator, she provides emerging and established artists with opportunities to express their evolving creativity and voice through their works. The curated exhibitions at the center provide a balanced and emotional focus on important topics such as climate, sustainability, and diversity.
About Meaghan Kent
Meaghan Kent is the Curator of Exhibitions at the Art and Culture Center Hollywood in Florida. She is the Founder of Site95, an organization that holds exhibitions in available spaces, including Locust Projects, Abrons Arts Center, and public outdoor spaces in Miami and New York. Kent was also a gallery director for the past fifteen years, where she managed the careers of internationally emerging and established artists and coordinated exhibitions locally and worldwide. She co-founded Páramo in Guadalajara, Mexico, and directed off-site projects at The Mistake Room in Los Angeles, Casa Pedregal in Mexico City, and El Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños in Oaxaca. Before Páramo, she worked at Casey Kaplan, Andrea Rosen Gallery, and I-20 in New York. Kent completed her MA in art history at George Washington University, Washington, DC, and her BA at the College of Santa Fe, New Mexico. She participated in Independent Curators International (ICI) Intensive in 2012 and was a mentor for the 2016 Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists Programme. Kent has written for several publications, including Site95 Journal, ArtHaps, and Art in America. Exhibitions have been reviewed in Frieze, The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, Gallery Monthly, The Miami Herald, and The New York Times.
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