Guest Curator: David Harper

David Harper

Director of Special Projects
and Client Development

Paddle8

(Visual Art Curator, BAMart, 2006-2013)
www.paddle8.com


With a decade of experience in curatorial practice and arts management, most recently at BAM, David Harper recently joined Paddle8 with broad creative and fundraising expertise. He was the Curator of the BAMart program at the Brooklyn Academy of Music from 2006-2013, where he oversaw both exhibitions and a development unit devoted to fundraising through visual art. He studied fine art and art history at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston (BFA, 2004) and Pratt Institute (MS, 2006).

Dave has worked in various capacities at New York galleries, non-profits, and arts institutions, and as a freelance advisor, curator, and writer. He was Associate Visiting Curator at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York from 2009-2011, and has served on the Boards of NURTUREart, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit organization serving emerging artists and curators; and the Shandaken Project in Shandaken, NY. He was the first curatorial fellow for the noted blog, Art F City, and he has curated shows at toomer labzda gallery, STADIUM, Storefront Bushwick, and curated_by in Vienna.

Carlos Lerias
Untitled Green
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: cvassallo, dharper, and kfeirtag. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Photography.
Daniel Kohn
Network2
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
David Mramor
Heather
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper and wvsinderen. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Painting.
Deborah Farnault
Nasa Space Center, Fl 10.08 #1
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Photography.
Jain Kwak
Prayer Request
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper and ljohnstone. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Sculpture.
Kevin Bright
TIME
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper, dsimon, lomensah, tkohler, and vcoliver. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing.
Lael Marshall
Untitled (Dishtowel Painting)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper and lross. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Marietta Hoferer
Big C9
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper and fneal. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Drawing.
Raphael Zollinger
RETRACING BLOOD LINES
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: 150, dharper, and ebecker. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Digital, Drawing, Mixed Media, Other, Photography, Print Making, and Sculpture.
Rob Campbell
Paddock
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: aewarder, aschwartz, dharper, ljohnstone, lross, sdobbin, and tkohler. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.
Robin Sherin
Building Silhouette/Horizontal #11
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Print Making.
Robin Treadwell
Sol LeWitt
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Drawing.
Sol Hashemi
Serving Suggestion for Untitled (Vita Coco)
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper and kfeirtag. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Other, Photography, and Sculpture.
Susan Schwalb
Polyphony VII
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper and fneal. borough: Manhattan. Art Medium: Drawing.
Talia Shulze
Say My Name, Say My Name
Categories: Curate NYC. Tags: dharper. borough: Brooklyn. Art Medium: Painting.