Visiting critic & Curator Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy

Thursday, October 22, 4:00 p.m.
Angelik Vizcarrondo-Laboy (She/Her) is a New York and Los Angeles-based curator, writer, and arts administrator focusing on contemporary art and craft, with a special interest in increasing the visibility of artists of color. Her research interests include humor, leisure, and the aesthetic of cuteness. She serves as Assistant Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York. She also manages MAD’s Burke Prize, a contemporary craft award, and curates its accompanying exhibition.
In 2020, Vizcarrondo-Laboy curated Clay Is Just Thick Paint, an exhibition of Jennifer Rochlin’s ceramics for the Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York. She is also a 2020 Curatorial Fellow at the Center for Craft, North Carolina. As part of this fellowship, she is curating Sleight of Hand, a group exhibition on the power of humor in ceramics as a tool of resistance, resilience, and healing through the lens of artists of color, which is slated to open this November. In 2018, she began an initiative that uses social media’s immediacy and influence to share artists’ practices with a broader community to highlight artists of color working across different artistic disciplines, especially in craft.
She holds a BA in Art History from the University of Florida with minors in Anthropology and Ceramics and an MA from the Bard Graduate Center, New York in Decorative Arts, Design History & Material Culture. Vizcarrondo-Laboy was born and raised in Puerto Rico.
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