Amber Dennis is an independent curator, writer & co-founder of Feminista Social Club based in New York City.
Curatorial & Writing Practice
Produce intersectional, feminist shows that lift up those voices that are generally ignored and dismissed. Collaborate with artists and community organizations to create shows and experiences that encourage everyone to participate in the contemporary art world. Provide an entry point for anyone who is interested in contemporary art. Attempt to make shows engaging for all while remaining impactful. Create a welcoming social, creative and activist space.
A gallery run by low-income queer women and non-binary people of different racial backgrounds to showcase other marginalized groups. Valuing representation, accessibility, and fighting dominant power structures within the art world.
Catalog entry for Lingfei Zhao’s Resistance. Zhao’s work was featured in Forging American: Art in the Workings of an Asian American Rust Belt, an exhibition curated by Natalie Fleming & Van Tran Nguyen. The exhibit ran September 8 – November 17, 2017 at Big Orbit Gallery: A CEPA Gallery Project Space in Buffalo, NY.
Exhibition review for Afterimage Online – Sondra Perry: flesh out at Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center. “Sondra Perry’s flesh out is a look at blackness through black history, the black present, and an imagined black future. It serves as an intimate sequel to her 2016 exhibition Resident Evil, featured at the interdisciplinary art space The Kitchen in New York City.”
Catalog entry for Katharina Kakar’s To Remember is to Imagine: Ella Talking Art. Kakar’s work was featured in The Measure of All Things: Rethinking Humanism through Art, an exhibition curated by University of Buffalo Department of Art Visual Resource Curator Natalie Fleming & Department of Art MFA Student Van Tran Nguyen. The show ran from October 13 – December 10, 2016 at the UB Department of Art Gallery.
2018 – Present
Grant Consultation for Holyrad Studio.
Tar Baby Trailer
Organizer & Administrator, From ‘Kindred’ to ‘Black Panther’: Afrofuturism & The Black Superhero, All For One Theater in collaboration with The Bushwick Starr.
Jury Member, Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Center’s Summer 2017 group exhibition – Shape of a Pocket. June, 30th – August 26th, 2017.