ARTScrawl Details & Timings.
Greetings! We are pleased to announce that Ms. Julia Mandeville will be our ARTScrawl Friday special guest speaker during the John Stermer Retrospective at The Gallery ABQ (8210 Menaul NE, Albuquerque NM; Hoffmantown Center).
ARTScrawl Friday is from 5 to 8 pm on Friday, October 6th.. Ms. Mandeville will speak at 6pm.
Ms. Mandeville is Chief Programs Officer for The Harwood Arts Center. Her topic of discussion will be the local Albuquerque arts community as well as the “how and why” of investing in and collecting works of art.
About Ms. Julia Mandeville, Curator & Collector.
At 33 years old, Julia Mandeville has more than 15 years of professional experience in arts and humanities; project management; program building; and community organizing.
An East Coaster by birth, her life is now rooted in curating creative, exhibition, and professional development opportunities in New Mexico; coordinating platforms that enable artists of all ages to connect with and enrich their surroundings; and contributing to pride of place and impassioned civic engagement among her young contemporaries in Albuquerque.
Julia just celebrated her 5th anniversary with Harwood Art Center – Escuela del Sol Montessori, where she is Chief Programs Officer. Ms. Mandeville serves an array of local cultural, economic and municipal development efforts, including the following:
- Core Coordinating Committees of SOMOSabq and Women & Creativity
- Chair of We Are This City, Vice Chair of Tricklock Theatre Company
- Co-Chair of MiABQ.
Julia’s curatorial portfolio contains more than 25 local, national and international exhibitions at Harwood Art Center, ArtBar by Catalyst Club, and Creative Albuquerque, as well as the coordination of 16 large-scale, site-specific commissions from Albuquerque-based artists.
Ms. Mandeville’s personal art collection is anchored with works by her faraway mother, aunt and grandmother, and has bloomed with an extensive roster of emerging and established artists rooted in New Mexico.
A freelance arts and culture writer, Julia’s work has been published in Hand/Eye Magazine, Edible Santa Fe Albuquerque Taos, ABQ Free Press, and Adobe Airstream. For a year and a half, Julia was a Contributing Arts Writer at The Weekly Alibi.
Albuquerque is the reason Julia knows what “home” means, and she loves it more than any place in the world.
We would like to extend you a special invitation to ARTScrawl Friday! Please stop by to hear what Julia has to say. And, naturally, enjoy John Stermer Fine Art!