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ADRIANA PAULY

Born 1988 in Marburg, Germany Lives and works in New York

Education

MA, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, 2015
BFA, Fashion Institute of Technology, 2013

Curatorial Assistant

New Water Culture January 2015 – Present

  •  Research of contemporary Artists
  • Conducted studio visits
  •  Event production
  • Administrative work for the non-profit organization

Curatorial Assistant

The Water Tank Project January 2015 – Present

  • Contributed to the website
  • Research of contemporary Artists

Assistant Curator and Founders Circle

The Department of Signs and Symbols, an experimental artist run project space March 2015 – present

  • Production and curation of art exhibits
  • Event promotion
  • Assisted in the search of a venue
  • Coordinated the launch of the new project space
  • Installation and deinstallation of exhibits
  • Communication with artists

Executed Exhibitions:

  • Shaqayeq Arabi: Study Of An Upturned Ziggurat, The Dept of Sings and Symbols, New York, October 3rd – 30th, 2015
  • Steph Gonzalez – Turner, The Dept of Signs and Symbols, New York, August 6th – 30th,
  • 2015
  • Filipe Cortez: Disenchantments, The Dept of Signs and Symbols, New York, July 9th – 29th, 2015 NEWD Art Fair, The Dept of Signs and Symbols, New York, June 6th – 7th, 2015
  • Martin Saar: Colors of the Day, The Dept of Signs and Symbols, New York, June 14th – July 5th, 2015
  • KIWA: Hippies Without Acid, The Dept of Signs and Symbols, New York, March 24th, 2015
  • Daniel Horowitz: Planned Obsolescence, The Dept of Signs and Symbols, New York, March 12th – April 12th, 2015

Freelance Writer

Autre Magazine October 2015 – present

  • Art correspondent
  • Coverage of New York art events
  • Photography
  • Interviews with artists and exhibition reviews

Missy Magazine July 2015 – present

  • Art correspondent
  • Coverage of feminist art exhibits and artists in New York
  • Interviews with artists and reviews of exhibitions

Assistant to the Director of Exhibitor Relations

NEWD Art Show January 2015 – present

  • Assisted in the production of the art fair
  • Installation of art works

Assistant to the Curator

  • Gasser Grunert Gallery January 2015 – May 2015
  • Promotion of art exhibition
  •  Installation and deinstallation of art exhibit

Executed Exhibitions:

  • Beyond, Tanja Grunert Gallery, New York, March 1st – April 12th, 2015

Public Art Group Volunteer

Silent Barn September 2014 – January 2015

  • Conducting studio visits
  • Selection and curation of public art
  • Event planning

Special Skills

  • Fluent in German and Spanish, proficient in French and working knowledge of Italian
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Flash and Acrobat
  • Curation and Production of art exhibits and art related events
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Social media

Bibliography

2015

Sutton, Benjamin, “A New Art Space Off the Beaten Track in Brooklyn,” Hyperallergic, March 16

Meier, Allison, “It’s Not New, but It’s Still NEWD: Bushwick’s Very Own Art Fair,” Hyperallergic, June 5

Publications

2015

“In Conversation with Porn,” Missy Magazine, July 9
“Exclusive: Miss Suki by Francesca Beltran,” c-heads magazine, May 7

2013

“Black Bile,” Icon Magazine, May

2012

“Extremely Something,” Icon Magazine, December 4

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