ProfileNovember 14, 2019 2020-06-24 13:27
/ English and Art teacher
Candace is an artist and independent curator. She holds a BFA from the School of Visual Arts (NYC) and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art (NYC), with a concentration in painting. She was a participant in Curatorlab at Konstfack in Stockholm in 2016/2017, and in 2018 she completed a second Master’s in Postcolonial Theory and Multiculturalism at Södertorn Högskola, Stockholm. She founded and directed her first curatorial project in 2012-2014, the international artist residency One-Sided Story involving 38 artists. She was the founding Art Director of the Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig, where she curated 16 international exhibitions, involving 100+ artists, representing 30+ countries, sponsored by numerous foundations, embassies, and ministries of culture worldwide. In addition to the exhibition program, she co-directed a complimentary education program and together with Pogon-Zagreb, hosted ICSC-Intercity/Switchcity, a 3-year curatorial/collective residency exchange program. She is co-founder of the ArtSci Nexus, an interdisciplinary platform fostering collaborations between the arts and sciences.