Amy-Clare McCarthy is a curator and writer based in Brisbane.
She is currently the Exhibition Curator at Metro Arts, Brisbane, where she supports contemporary artists in developing exhibitions for their heritage-listed gallery space. In 2016, Amy-Clare curated exhibitions at Firstdraft, Sydney, as part of their Emerging Curators Program, and Boxcopy, Brisbane. She completed her Bachelor of Creative Industries Honours at Queensland University of Technology in Visual Art in 2010, with her honours research considering different modes of viewer participation in contemporary art. In 2011-2012, Amy-Clare undertook internships in New York at MoMA PS1 and e-flux. She has previously worked in the Exhibitions team at State Library of Queensland.
In 2017 Amy-Clare will be taking part in the Australia Council’s Venice Biennale Professional Development Program as an Exhibition Attendant.
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