Gregory G. Knight is Director of Visual Arts for the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and serves as Chief Curator of the Exhibitions program at the Chicago Cultural Center, where he has worked for 25 years. Exhibitions he has curated include "Vera Klement: Paintings, 1965-1998," 1999, "Korrespondenzen/Correspondences: Fourteen Artists from Berlin and Chicago," (co-curator) 1994 at Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, 1995 at Chicago Cultural Center, and "Art on the Map," 1994. He holds a BA  in Art History from Arizona State University (1974) and an MA in Art History from the University of Chicago (1978). In addition to lecturing and writing texts for various publications, Greg Knight has served as juror for art fairs, exhibitions, and fellowship programs nationally. His interests lie in the art and cultures of diverse peoples and geographical areas, both contemporary and historical, in addition to the art of this region.

 

Currently, Knight is one of the curatorial team for Here and Now, an exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center in October, primarily of locally -based, emerging artists working in all mediums. He also is curating a mid-career survey of works by SAIC professor Jin Soo Kim, scheduled at the Cultural Center in Feb. 2003, which will review her 20 years working internationally, while based in Chicago.

 

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