Curator of Contemporary Art | The U.S.
Anja Chavez is Curator of Contemporary Art at The Warehouse Gallery and SUArt Galleries at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York. Prior to that position she worked at the Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich (Germany), and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (France). She studied at the Universite Paris-Sorbonne IV, the Ecole Normale Suprieure (Paris) and the University of Bonn (Germany), where she received her PhD. Anja Chavez is the recipient of AICA awards for exhibitions of work by Steve McQueen and Xu Bing. Throughout her career Anja Chavez has successfully solicited major works of art; most recently the installation "American Ream" by Marco Maggi, which entered SU collections in 2009.
Chavez is currently the curator in-residence at Bamboo Culture International to research contemporary Taiwanese art. This project will lead to an exhibition at the Warehouse Gallery at Syracuse University (2013).