Amanda McDonald Crowley

Board of Directors
Amanda McDonald Crowley

Amanda McDonald Crowley is a cultural worker and curator who creates new media and contemporary art events and programs that encourage cross-disciplinary practice, collaboration, and exchange. She has recently developed exhibitions and integrated programs with New Media Scotland and the Edinburgh Science Festival (Edinburgh), the Austrian Cultural Forum (New York City), Pixelache (Helsinki), Gallery CalIT2 (San Diego), and Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (Omaha). McDonald Crowley is past executive director of the Eyebeam art + technology center in New York City—recognized internationally as a model for interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in art and technology. As past executive producer of the International Symposium of Electronic Art in Helsinki, Finland & Tallinn, Estonia, and past associate director of the Adelaide Festival 2002 in Australia, she curated and produced integrated programs of internationally significant artist residencies, symposia and exhibitions. As former director of the Australian Network for Art and Technology she made significant links with art and science industries, developing a range of residencies and master classes to support artists in the production of new research and new work. Her most recent research has been at the intersection of art, food and technology—ArtTechFood—which she has been working on during recent residencies at the Santa Fe Art Institute (2015), with the Helsinki International Artists Program (2013), and as a Bogliasco Fellow (2012).