Kathy Rae Huffman
Freelance curator, networker and media art collector (USA/UK/DE). She is lead curator for Exchange and Evolution, for the Long Beach Museum of Art (2011/12), an exhibition in two parts supported by The Getty Foundation’s Southern California initiative, Pacific Standard Time. She was the international curator for The Exhibition, ISEA2009, held in Belfast and organised by the University of Ulster, Belfast campus. She is co-curator for prologue_EST, an exhibition at the Kunstihoone,Tallin, Estonia (2011). Huffman has held curatorial posts at the Long Beach Museum of Art, The ICA Boston, and Cornerhouse, Manchester, and was Associate Professor of Electronic Art at Rensselaer Polytechnic University, Troy, NY. She received an MFA in Exhibition Design from California State University Long Beach in 1980, where she also completed the post graduate course in Museum Studies. She has written about, consulted for, and coordinated events for a variety of international festivals and organisations since the early 1980s. She co-founded the international online community for women media artists Faces (with Diana McCarty, Valie Djordjevic and Ushi Reiter).