Laurel Ptak is a curator of contemporary art based in New York City. She is executive director and curator of Art in General. She was previously director and curator of Triangle from 2014–17 and has held diverse roles at non-profit art institutions in the US and internationally, including the Guggenheim Museum (New York), MoMA PS 1 Contemporary Art Center (New York), Museo Tamayo (Mexico City), Tensta Konsthall (Stockholm), among others. She is a faculty member in the graduate program of Curatorial Practice at the School of Visual Arts and teaches in the department of Art, Media & Technology at The New School. Ptak has organized exhibitions, public programs, residencies and publications together with artists, collectives, thinkers and curators.