Gerald Mead

Gerald Mead

Gerald Mead is an independent curator, educator, art collector and artist who is recognized as a leading authority on Western New York art. A former longtime curator at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, he has organized over 200 historic and contemporary art exhibitions, some of which toured nationally. A former art critic for the Evening Observer in Dunkirk, NY, he has been a contributing arts writer for Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, Artvoice, Cornelia Magazine and Buffalo Spree. Mead has also authored essays for artists’ catalogs for the UB Art Galleries, Kenan Center, Big Orbit Gallery and Meibohm Fine Arts. He’s exhibited his own artwork throughout the US and in Australia, Canada, China, England, France, Poland, and Russia, been published in six collegiate textbooks, and has lectured on his work at Cambridge University and Chautauqua Institution.

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