New Curatorial Appointments
Gene Moreno Appointed Curator of Programs to Further Develop Museum’s Growing Education and Public Programs
Stephanie Seidel Appointed Assistant Curator
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami today announced the expansion of its curatorial staff with the appointment of Gean Moreno as Curator of Programs and Stephanie Seidel as Assistant Curator. Both will work closely with Director Ellen Salpeter and Deputy Director & Chief Curator Alex Gartenfeld to advance the museum’s mission of promoting the exchange of art and ideas in the Miami region and internationally. The appointments are effective February 8, 2016.
“It is a pleasure to welcome such talented colleagues into newly created roles here at ICA Miami. They bring rigorous global perspectives and wide-ranging institutional experience into dialogue with innovative approaches to interdisciplinary programming,” said Ellen Salpeter, ICA Miami’s Director.
Added Deputy Director & Chief Curator Alex Gartenfeld, “Gean is the leading theorist of contemporary art in Miami and a profound educator. For years, Stephanie has been a leading creative voice in European museums. They will make an incredible impact on ICA Miami's international and local audiences.”
As ICA Miami’s Curator of Programs, Moreno will spearhead the continued development of the museum’s public and educational initiatives, which feature innovative artists and thinkers of today and serves a range of audiences, from youth and families, to scholars and the general public alike. Assistant Curator Stephanie Seidel is supporting the implementation of the 2016 exhibition season and the development of the museumhi inaugural exhibition program for its new permanent home, which is scheduled to open in the Miami Design District in 2017.