Irene Hofmann is the Phillips Director and Chief Curator of SITE Santa Fe, a position she has held since 2011. In her role at SITE she is expanding the breadth and reach of SITE’s exhibition program, which includes reimagining SITE’s signature biennial exhibition as a new series of connected biennials with a focus on contemporary art from the Americas.
Over the last decade she has curated new commissions and solo exhibitions by artists including Joseph Grigely, Mungo Thomson, Enrique Martinez Celaya, Jason Dodge, Marjetica Potrc, Fabrice Gygi, and Inigo Manglano-Ovalle. She has also held positions at the Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, the Orange County Museum of Art, Cranbrook Art Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Walker Art Center, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art. She holds a BA in Art History from Washington University in St. Louis, and a MA in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.October 19, 2015.
Interview conducted by Angela Fraleigh.