2023 | NYC | Guest Curator
Curator Name: Hayley Ferber
Residency Dates: February - April 2023
Hometown: Stony Brook, NY
Lives & Works: Brooklyn, NY
2007 | Master of Arts in Teaching, Rhode Island School of Design
2004 | Bachelor of Science in Studio Art, New York University
Hayley Ferber is a contemporary arts leader, curator, educator and artist living in Brooklyn, New York. In her current role as Associate Director of Operations at The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center and previous role as Deputy Director of Chashama, she supports a creative community of multidisciplinary artists. Her curatorial projects include collaborations with the New York Artist Equity Association, the New York Artists Circle, Robert Berry Gallery, and the Yard: Williamsburg, among others. As a visiting curator, Hayley has worked with artists from the NARS Foundation and ChaNorth, served as guest juror for Apexart, the Brooklyn Arts Council, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and Queens Council on the Arts and as guest speaker for the School of Visual Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts and POWArts.
Hayley has taught visual arts workshops at the Swiss Institute, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Art Center on Governors Island, Pelham art Center and Gallery North. Her personal artistic practice centers around bookmaking and printmaking and her works have been shown at Equity Gallery, Kalamazoo Book Art Center, Superfine Art Fair, 92Y and Aqua Art Miami. Other leadership positions include a New York Community Trust Leader Fellowship and role as Board President of the University Council for Art Education.