Discussion with Keynote Presenter
Bruce Ferguson

Tuesday, October 14, 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Cypress, M2/International Ballroom Level

Join conference keynote Bruce Ferguson for an informal discussion.

Bruce W. Ferguson is an independent art curator and critic who has worked internationally for more than thirty years. “I have spent most of my professional life in one way or another facilitating artists,” Ferguson says.

Bruce has recently become the director of F.A.R. (Future Arts Research) at Arizona State University in Phoenix. Other recent projects include consulting to the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto to develop long-range strategies and goals for a complete museum renovation by architect Frank Gehry. Bruce previously served as the Dean, School of Arts at Colombia University; President and Executive Director of the New York Academy of Art; and is the founding Director and first biennial curator of SITE Santa Fe, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Bruce has curated more than 35 exhibitions for institutions such as the Louisiana Museum in Copenhagen, the Barbican Art Gallery in London, the Winnipeg and Vancouver Art Galleries in Canada, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. He also organized exhibitions in the international biennales of Sao Paulo, Sydney, Venice, and Istanbul.