Amanda Sanfilippo is a contemporary art specialist with experience organizing site-specific commissions in the public realm and for institutions. She has experience as a curator and a track record of effective fundraising and strategic planning for not-for-profit and independent organizations. Currently she is the Curator for Art in Public Places of Miami Dade County, Department of Cultural Affairs, a nationally renowned public art commissioning program with a collection of over 700 artworks, and oversees the South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Program for Visual and Media Artists, an annual program which offers the largest regional, government-sponsored artists’ grants in the United States. Ms. Sanfilippo is the Director and Chief Curator of Fringe Projects, Miami’s premier temporary public art commissioning agency, and has held positions at Locust Projects, Miami, FL; Creative Time, New York, NY; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; and the BCA Center, Burlington, VT. She holds an MA in Contemporary Art History from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London in conjunction with the University of Manchester and an undergraduate degree in Art History and English from the University of Vermont, Burlington. Amanda contributes critical reviews to contemporary art journals and publications.
Amanda Sanfilippo is in residence at PARSE NOLA April 17 - 21, 2018.