Elizabeth Ferrer, Curator and Writer
This site documents my professional activities and includes some of my writings focusing on Mexican and Latino photography, as well as on contemporary art. This site is often under construction and will be regularly updated.
I'm looking forward to reviewing portfolios at the New York Times Portfolio Reviews on April 11. Here's a Times Lensblog article on the event, which is consistently a great opportunity to look at exceptional work.
My latest curatorial effort is the exhibition Mapping Brooklyn on view at BRIC House in downtown Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn Heights through May 3, 2015 Check out information on the show here.
LinkedIn has begun a series of interviews with art-world professionals. Here is the piece that Brett Wallace did with me in Sept. 2014: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140908120216-1033379-the-single-most-important-thing-for-emerging-artists-to-do?trk=object-title
COMING SOON: The BRIC Biennal, Volume I: Downtown Edition opens September 20, 2014 at BRIC House. http://bricartsmedia.org/events/bric-biennial-volume-i-downtown-edition
Art Into Music at BRIC Arts Media House, February 20-April 27, 2014. http://bricartsmedia.org/events/art-into-music
Review in Wagmag here: http://wagmag.org/reviewDisplay.php?id=159
Housewarming: Notions of Home from the Center of the Universe is on view at BRIC Arts | Media House through December 15. The newly reopened BRIC House is in downtown Brooklyn at 647 Futon Street, corner of Rockwell Place.
A review of Housewarming in Wagmag: http://wagmag.org/reviewDisplay.php?id=154
More about the exhibition: http://bricartsmedia.org/events/housewarming-notions-of-home-from-the-center-of-the-universe
Check out BRIC House here: http://hyperallergic.com/90790/a-look-inside-bric-house-a-new-arts-center-in-the-booming-downtown-brooklyn-scene/
Some recent press: Read a recently published interview in the blog Latinos Behind the Lens. And an article on an important discovery of new work and information on the Mexican photographer Lola Alvarez Bravo published in the New York Times Lens Blog.
I look forward to taking part in the New York Times' first Portfolio Reviews, taking place on April 13 and 14. I hope to see some great work! Sorry, the deadline for applications has passed.
The exhibition En Foco/In Focus: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection will be on view at the Venice Arts Gallery, Venice, CA, from April 5 to May 5, 2013.
This national traveling exhibition highlights a plurality of visions from 56 of the hundreds of artists affiliated with the NY-based En Foco, dedicated to cultural diversity in photography. En Foco/In Focus is an Official Exhibition of the Los Angeles Month of Photography.
A Generous Medium: Photography at Wellesley 1972-2012 opens at the the Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 13 - December 16, 2012.
This innovative exhibtion honors the legacy of collecting and pedagogical leadership in photography at Wellesley College. I contributed by selecting a photograph by Ansel Adams for the exhibition and authoring a brief essay for the exhibition catalogue.
See more about the show here: https://www.davismuseum.wellesley.edu/whats-on/current/photography-at-wellesley-1972-2012.
Exhibition review from the Boston Globe: http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/theater-art/2012/09/22/review-davis-museum-showcases-years-photography-wellesley-college/XOHMriY4PKQtdnMAS5RpcM/story.html
All writings on this site © Elizabeth Ferrer 2012, 2013, and 2014.