Making and Claiming Space. Presented by Jonathan Carver Moore


25 January 2024

25 January 2024

This year’s curatorial theme, “Gender Equality in the Arts,” and the topic of “Making and Claiming Space” is an opportunity to construct a diverse group of panelists who are often unheard and unseen in the art world. While we are seeing an uptick in artists of color, queer artists and women; what about the underrepresented individuals behind the scenes? What does diversity look like as far as gallery owners, gallery directors, curators, and institutional leaders? We want to know more about the lens in which they are all operating from, how their unique points of view will impact the contemporary landscape, and what we can expect from them in addition to more.<br><br>Join us for a conversation organized and moderated by 2023 Exhibitor, Jonathan Carver Moore, founder and director of his eponymous gallery in San Francisco with panelists: Natasha Becker, curator for the Arts of Africa at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Storm Anthony Griffith, San Francisco-based collector, investor, entrepreneur and technologist specializing in collecting emerging artists with a focus on Bay Area art; Kacy Jung, exhibiting photo-based mixed-media sculptor; and Mari Robles, an arts educator, leader and organizer guided by a mission to connect people to quality arts education.