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Art Curation and Curriculum
10th December 2015 • The Thriving Artist • The Clark Hulings Foundation
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We all share a planet. Frank Juliano is Executive Director of Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit, New Jersey. He makes it his mission to bring innovation and community building to all aspects of the Arboretum’s programming and operation. He is well known in visual art circles for his curation of exhibitions at the Arboretum’s Wisner House and gardens. He lives in New York and studied Music, Theatre, and Dance at SUNY New Paltz before turning to his current career in non-profit management.

Topics Include:

  • Crossing over from performer to curator/talent acquisition
  • Going in for the money: reflection and authenticity
  • Art as social consciousness and means to a social end
  • Purpose of art as transformative
  • Stewardship of the planet
  • Making art and curriculum interactive
  • Curation: choosing artists
  • Effective art curation
  • Collaboration between artists as a career path
  • Balancing mission with money
  • Market savvy art pricing
  • The usefulness of mistakes
  • Why go to Summit, New Jersey!

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