Amanda McDonald Crowley is a Brooklyn based curator. As the Executive Director of Eyebeam from 2005 to 2011 she created many programs and events of new media art, contemporary art and transdisciplinary work. She has staged art events all over the world, from Finland to the Baltic Sea. She has recently been commissioned to develop an exhibition for the Bronx Arts Alliance in 2018.
Amanda is originally from Australia and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Australian National University, double major of Fine Arts and German. She has worked with art organizations all over Australia, including the Australia Council for the Arts and as Associate Director of the Adelaide Festival 2002. Amanda also served as the Director of the Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT) where she made links with the science world and key industrial organizations by arranging for artists to take up residency with them.
She has participated in residencies in Europe, North America and Asia and is also an occasional writer for Artlink, RealTime, the Sarai Reader and Art Asia Pacific.
Amanda’s curatorial work allows her to develop platforms to bring together both amateurs and professionals from various disciplines and create a space for social change.