CALL FOR ENTRY
6th Louisiana Biennial:
National Juried Exhibition
Louisiana Tech University
Rebecca R. Hart joined the Denver Art Museum as the Vicki and Kent Logan Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art in 2015. She organized Audacious: artists speak out; Mi Tierra: contemporary artists explore place; Shade: Clifford Still / Mark Bradford; Eyes On series with solo exhibitions for Xiaoze Xie, Shimabuku, Erika Harrsch, Jonathan Saiz, and Anthony McCall; Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze, the first museum exhibition for the Denver-born artist. Hart was the venue curator for Senga Nengudi: Topologies and Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection. She also co-curated The LIGHT Show with Jorge Rivas Perez and the forthcoming reinstallation of the modern and contemporary galleries in 2022.
Previously, Hart was the curator and department head of contemporary art at Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA, 2005-2015). There, she was the organizing curator for Shirin Neshat’s mid-career retrospective Detroit and Seoul, Korea. Hart facilitated Matthew Barney’s Detroit-based performances SEKHU and KHU, which became Act 2 of Barney’s RIVER OF FUNDAMENT film. She was the organizing co-curator for Julie Mehretu: City Sitings and more than twenty other exhibitions.
Hart graduated with a BA degree, high honors, from Williams College and a BFA, highest honors, from Kansas City Art Institute. She earned an MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Arts, and a MA in art history from Wayne State University. Her work has been recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts, Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Association of Art Museum Curators, the Joyce Foundation, the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, and the Metropolitan Life Foundation.
Best in Show: $500 + a solo exhibition at LA Tech in 2022/2023
Juror’s Choice: $300
Two Honorable Mentions: $100 each
Gallery Director: Brooke Cassady, firstname.lastname@example.org