New York: Introducing Selection Committee Member Elizabeth Ferrer
We are thrilled to unveil our esteemed New York Selection Committee. These members of a globally significant art community set the high standard of the fair, ensuring you can buy from our artists with the confidence that you are investing in the very best of emerging talent.
The second member of our esteemed Selection Committee is Elizabeth Ferrer.
Elizabeth Ferrer is Vice President, Contemporary Art at BRIC, a not-for-profit cross disciplinary organization based in downtown Brooklyn that presents diverse cultural programming while also providing substantial support to artists and media makers. Its contemporary art program is the oldest in Brooklyn. At BRIC since 2007, she has curated numerous solo and group exhibitions, primarily of emerging and mid-career Brooklyn-based artists.
In 2014 she launched a major exhibition initiative, the BRIC Biennial, which recently had its second edition in 2016, focusing on Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights-based artists. In addition to her work at BRIC, she is a leading specialist of Latino art and photography who has curated shows seen at such venues as the Mexican Cultural Institute and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., at El Museo del Barrio and UBS Art Gallery in NY, and at museums across the United States. She has authored books and catalogues published by the Aperture Foundation, the University of Texas Press, and other publishers. Ferrer frequently serves on panels for public commissions of artworks and for artist residencies and grants.
The Other Art Fair New York will launch it’s first edition in June 2017. Artist applications are now live and can be found online. Application deadline: Monday 13th March.