Julie McKim is an independent curator from Brooklyn, New York. She has held curatorial positions at The Whitney Museum of American Art, Performa, New York, and The Kitchen, New York, and until recently, she ran the Brooklyn-based alternative art space Kunsthalle Galapagos. She has produced curatorial projects in New York, California, Berlin and Vienna. In addition to curating independently, she manages a preeminent New York collection of modern and contemporary art. She began her arts career as a volunteer at the Oakland Museum of California, giving tours and sharing the profound importance of the artist Gordon Parks. It was through his work, that she first saw the transformative possibilities of art. She is driven by the belief that art and artists are truly necessary for a vital and thriving society, and that artists should be able to sustain themselves while making the world a better place.
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United States (US)