Curators for the 2013 Texas Biennial Announced

Peter Simek of D Magazine reports that the Texas Biennial has announced thirteen curators for it 2013 edition. Said Shea Little, director and one of the founders of the Texas Biennial, of the selection: “We are very proud to be working with this distinguished and dynamic group of artists, critics, curators, and arts leaders. Each is active on multiple levels in their local arts communities and beyond, and all have strong connections to the state.” Now in its fifth iteration, the biennial is slated to open September 5 and run through November 9, 2013 with a range of exhibitions and programming in Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, and Marfa.

Curators for the 2013 Texas Biennial:

Bill Arning, director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

René Paul Barilleaux, chief curator of the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio

Christian Gerstheimer, curator of the El Paso Museum of Art

K8 Hardy, artist based in New York

Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler, artists and faculty at Bard College and the University of Texas at Austin

Annette Lawrence, artist and professor at the University of North Texas
David Pagel, art critic and associate professor, Claremont Graduate University
Bárbara Perea, independent curator based in Mexico City

Christina Rees, curator of the Texas Christian University in Fort Worth

Dario Robleto, artist based in Houston

Noah Simblist, associate professor of art at the Southern Methodist University, Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas

Jeremy Strick, director of the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas

Clint Willour, curator of the Galveston Arts Center