Career Conversation Webinar with Ingrid Chu, Writer & Curator, New York City
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
4:00 - 5:00pm
Online (you will receive the web address in an email when you register)
Sponsored by York University Alumni Relations.
Registration on the Career Centre's online system is required for this event (you must sign up for an account on the system before you will be able to register for any events).
About the Event
Interested in a career in visual arts? Wondering what it's like to live and work in New York? Get the inside scoop from a York alumna currently enjoying a career in the field.
During this online interview, Ingrid Chu will share her personal story and how her career path took her from graduation to starting up a non-profit commissioning organization in New York. Ingrid will answer questions about what skills, knowledge and experience have helped her enjoy a successful career in visual arts, and share tips for living and working in the United States. Ingrid will also answer questions about her job and provide insight into the types of opportunities available within her field. The webinar will be moderated by a Career Centre team member and students will be encouraged to type in their career questions on the chat forum.
The use of headphones for these webinars is strongly recommended to maximize sound clarity. To participate in a webinar, you will need a computer (with speakers or headphones), internet access, and Adobe Flash Player installed in your browser. You will receive the URL of the webinar in a reminder email after you've registered for the event.
About the Presenter
Co-Director & Curator, Forever & Today, Inc.
York alumna: BFA Visual Arts, 1993
Ingrid Chu (BFA, York University, 1993; MA, Curatorial Studies, CCS Bard, 2003) is a Canadian curator and writer. Chu founded RED-I Projects (2004-), an independent curatorial platform for artist projects in the public realm and co-founded the New York non-profit commissioning organization Forever & Today, Inc. (2008-). Chu has experience at museums and non-profit art organizations including CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, Creative Time, The Noguchi Museum, The Power Plant, and SFMOMA, and often serves as a visiting curator/guest critic. Her writing is featured in Afterall, Fillip, frieze, Kaleidoscope, TimeOut New York, Yishu, and other international publications, and in 2012 Chu was selected as a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program Art Writing Workshop participant.