Yaelle Amir

Yaelle Amir

Lecturer

Fields  307, MSC: 92

Yaelle S. Amir is a curator and researcher with a primary focus on artists whose practices supplement the initiatives of existing social movements, rendering themes within those struggles in ways that both interrogate these issues and promote them to a wider audience. Yaelle’s programming has appeared in art institutions throughout the United States including Artists Space (NY), CUE Art Foundation (NY), The Elizabeth Foundation (NY), Franklin Street Works (CT), Holding Contemporary (OR), and Marginal Utility (PA) among many others. She has held curatorial and research positions at major institutions including MoMA NY, the International Center of Photography, and New York University. In Portland, she was Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs at Newspace Center for Photography and Co-Curator of the Portland2019 Biennial. She most recently served as the inaugural Curator-in-Residence at University of Oregon’s Center for Art Research. For more information about her work visit www.yaelleamir.com.

Teaching

ELI-310 Curatorial Affairs in the Arts

ART 491- Senior Practice