July 26, 2011
Meet the Faculty: Dara Meyers-Kingsley
Dara Meyers-Kingsley is an independent curator specializing in contemporary art and media and a graduate and undergraduate faculty member; previously at Parsons School of Design, and now at Macaulay Honors College and Hunter College teaching Seminar 1 in the fall.
Her exhibitions have been presented at The Brooklyn Museum, the Andy Warhol Museum, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the New Museum, and the Mattress Factory, among others. She has served as the Director of the Film and Video Collections for the Andy Warhol Foundation in New York and founded the film and video program at the Brooklyn Museum earlier in her career. Her most recent article on the media work of Spanish artist Daniel Canogar appeared in the June 2011 issue of Sculpture magazine.
For the coming academic year Ms. Meyers-Kingsley is serving as Project Director for the Arts Across the Curriculum Initiative funded by the Mellon Foundation at Hunter College. She will also be teaching the new MUSE scholars at Hunter in addition to Macaulay's Seminar 1.
Ms. Meyers-Kingsley serves on the board of Usonia, a postwar cooperative designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Pleasantville, NY and Smack Mellon, a contemporary art space in DUMBO, Brooklyn.