New York: Introducing Selection Committee Member Solana Chehtman
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 first of our inspirational Selection Committee is Solana Chehtman.
With more than 15 years of experience at the intersection of arts, culture, and community development in the public realm, Solana Chehtman is currently the Associate Director of Public Engagement at Friends of the High Line, the conservancy that maintains, operates and programs the High Line park. There, she is responsible for cultivating and engaging New Yorkers through curating and producing free, unique, dialogue-initiating cultural experiences, reflective of diverse voices, and relevant to different publics.
Throughout her career, Solana has worked with different organizations, both in her country of origin, Argentina, and in New York – including Creative Time, the New Museum’s Ideas City Festival, Tribeca Film Institute, among others – with the ultimate goal of advancing cultural equity.
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 March 13.