Independent Curators International (ICI) produces exhibitions, events, publications, research and training opportunities for curators and diverse audiences around the world. Established in 1975 and headquartered in New York, ICI is a hub that connects emerging and established curators, artists, and art spaces, forging international networks and generating new forms of collaborations. ICI provides access to the people and practices that are key to current developments in the field, inspiring fresh ways of seeing and contextualizing contemporary art.
Ilethia Sharp is a communications specialist, arts writer, and international curator from St. Louis, Missouri with curatorial projects that exhibit sculpture, installation, architecture, new media, and technology-art. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Media Arts from Pace University in New York City with a minor in Contemporary Art History and completed a Study Abroad program at the University of Technology Sydney in Australia. She has independently curated “pop-up” or temporary site-specific contemporary art exhibitions that re-imagine spaces and architecture. She recently completed an international curator residency program with BLOCKFREI in Vienna, Austria. As a curator Ilethia is interested in genre-bending, conceptual, contemporary art that heightens cultural awareness, encourages societal progression with art historical narratives.