Amanda Hunt is associate curator at the Studio Museum, Harlem.
Formerly Hunt was curator at LAXART, one of the leading contemporary art spaces in Los Angeles, and earlier this year curated the 2014 Portland Biennial.
In January 2013: Hunt's first show opened at LAXART, which featured New York-based artist Steffani Jemison; and an invitation to guest curate an exhibition at artist-run space Actual Size Los Angeles.
She recently produced aspects of the Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival, a collaboration with the Getty Research Institute, and Made in L.A. 2012, the first Los Angeles Biennial, organized by the Hammer Museum in collaboration with LAXART.
In 2012 Hunt curated a one-night video series at Various Small Fires (Venice, California).
In addition to curating, she has written about a number of artists -- five of her texts can be read in the Made in LA 201 catalog -- and her essay on artist Valerie Piraino appears in the Studio Museum’s Fore exhibition catalog.
After residing in Los Angeles for only just over a year, Hunt was named as one of Refinery29's "30 Under 30 Angelenos to watch" in recognition of her activities in support of the local art community.