Stamatina Gregory is an independent curator and critic based in New York. In 2005-2006 she participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program, and from 2007-2009 she was the Whitney Lauder Curatorial Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, where she organized five exhibitions including “Carlos Motta: The Good Life,” and “Tavares Strachan: Orthostatic Tolerance.” She has organized group exhibitions and public programs at venues including FLAG Art Foundation, New York; The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene; Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia; The Armory Show, New York, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Her recent retrospective of the work of New York photographer and activist Brian Weil (1954-1996) was recently on view at ICA in Philadelphia: the forthcoming catalog is published by Semiotext(e). She was Deputy Curator of the inaugural pavilion of The Bahamas at the 55th Venice Biennale, and her exhibition (co-curated with Andreas Stadler) “An I for an Eye: Counter-Representations of Geopolitical Conflict” is currently on view at the Austrian Cultural Forum, New York.
A doctoral candidate at The Graduate Center at the City University of New York, she writes on contemporary landscape photography, militarism, activism, and the media. She has written for publications including Art in America, ARTNews, and Modern Painters. She has taught art history, critical theory, and writing at Hunter and Baruch Colleges, CUNY, the University of Pennsylvania, and at the State University of New York, Purchase College, where she was visiting professor in 2011-2012. She is currently a Fellow at the Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute at Baruch College.