CANCELED: FEBRUARY 7 ART SALON.
Date Changed to April 18, 2017
Jane Hart, curator of the upcoming Armory Art Center Champions: Caribbean Artists of South Florida has over 30 years of professional expertise as a gallerist, curator, publisher of special edition art books, and as an artist. She is active in the contemporary art field in NYC, L.A., London & South Florida. Hart was the curator of the 2015 exhibition 100+ Degrees in The Shade: A Survey of South Florida Art, featuring work by 170 artists in all media, and shown in nine venues throughout Miami, Dade, and Broward Counties. A book by was produced to accompany the show. Most recently Ms. Hart was named Curator of the Year by the New York Times.
Working under the alias TJ Ahearn, (an anagram of her name), Hart has been a working artist making collages that have been exhibited and collected internationally. She attended the School of Visual Arts in New York as well as both the University of Miami BFA Program and Miami-Dade Fine Arts Program.
From 2006 until 2015, she held the position of Curator of Exhibitions at The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, an acclaimed non-profit institution which focuses on contemporary visual art. During her tenure at the Center, Hart curated over 100 exhibitions, as well creating the Knight Foundation 2x award-winning lecture series Hot Topics and numerous other special projects.
Hart was founding Director of Muse [X] Editions, a ground breaking, digitally-oriented fine arts publisher, the first of its kind in the U.S. For 5 years she oversaw all artist projects, marketing, curation of exhibitions and international sales. She is also an independent curator and owner of the long-standing venture lemon sky: projects + editions, a contemporary art business devoted to working with artists through exhibiting and promoting their work. She has worked with major artists on exhibits, projects, publications, and editions including Doug Aitken, John Baldessari, Wallace Berman (Estate), Uta Barth, Gregory Crewdson, Peter Halley, Alex Katz, Mike Kelley, Edward Kienholz, Charles Long, Christian Marclay, Fabian Marcaccio, Catherine Opie, Diana Thater, and Andrea Zittel.