Founder and Member
Specializes in: Portfolio Review, Identifying Arts Opportunities, Grant Applications, Artist Collectives, Moving Image Projects, Preparing for Exhibitions, Project Budgets, Systems for Art Business and Art Coaching
Melinda Wang is an independent curator and Founder and Principal of MW Projects, a cultural production and art advisory firm dedicated to bringing contemporary art to historic sites, non-traditional venues and liminal spaces. Large-scale projects include contemporary art exhibitions aboard the S.S. Lilac, a 1933 steamship, and an 1897 French Gothic building in midtown Manhattan. She was previously the Executive Director of New York Artists Equity Association, a non-profit organization founded in 1947 to promote opportunities for artists, and founded Equity Gallery (Artists Equity’s art space on the Lower East Side) in 2015. Melinda has curated or produced over 30 contemporary art exhibitions since 2010, with a focus on emerging artists and socially engaged projects. Melinda graduated from Princeton University and received her JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Melinda serves on the Board of Governors of the Princeton Association of New York City and is Chair of the Association’s Arts & Culture Committee. In addition, she is active in the Junior Associates of the Museum of Modern Art, New Art Advisors Alliance, Women Who Tech, She(256) and several mentoring programs for entrepreneurs.
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