Grace Ambrose

Grace Ambrose holds a BA in Art History and Creative Writing from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA in Curatorial Studies from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, where she was a Thouron Scholar. She was recently the Junior Fellow at the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is working on a book arts project titled A People’s Guide to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Her writing appears in Zoe Strauss: 10 Years (Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2012) and Braco Dimitrijevic: Tractatus Post-Historicus (1976) (Slought Foundation, 2009). She was a co-organizer of Ladyfest Philadelphia, an arts, music, and activism festival. Outside of the ICA, she is currently the studio manager for Philadelphia-based photographer Zoe Strauss and collaborated extensively with Strauss on her project Homesteading for the 2013 Carnegie International.

The Programs That Were: Grace Ambrose Reflects on Programming at ICARisoThe Best Ambassadors: ICA Says Goodbye to Its Graduating Student BoardHis Twine: Marcel Duchamp and the Limits of Exhibition HistoryWaking the Dragon: Turning on Jason RhoadesCITYWIDE: Capturing Philadelphia's CommunityDavid Lamelas: Exhibiting MedialityICA@50: Pleasing Artists And Publics Since 1963Zoe Strauss / *Andres Serrano: Works 1983–1993* (1994)Last Dance: Dirty Looks at the End of DaysExcursus IV: Video Art 1975Excursus IV: Music LessonsLecture & Music: James Goggin & Lattimore/Zeigler DuoPerformance: Frances Stark at International HouseFree For All: Spring 2013Excursus III: Don't Need YouMy Barbarian PerformanceExcursus III: Tape Crackers & Fiorucci Excursus III: Making BooksFree For All: Fall 2012Wu Tsang: *WILDNESS* ScreeningReturn of the New-Recent Film/Video Works from the UK: *Two Years at Sea*Sister Ray SlamSeven Writers / *7 Sculptors* (1965)Free For All: Mitral Transmission / *Andy Warhol* (1967)Zoe Strauss and Ashley Thompson / *Zoe Strauss* (2006)Swarm / *Pathways to Unknown Worlds: Sun Ra, El Saturn & Chicago's Afro-Futurist Underground, 1954–68* (2009)Time Farmers on ICA's Terrace / *Locally Localized Gravity* (2007)STAMP Party

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