Bruce W. Ferguson

Bruce W. Ferguson is an accomplished author and curator of numerous nationally and internationally noted exhibitions, and became president of Otis College of Art and Design in May 2015. He was the founding director and first curator of the nationally acclaimed SITE Santa Fe in New Mexico. Ferguson has curated for such eminent institutions as the Barbican Art Gallery, London; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; and the Winnipeg and Vancouver art galleries, Canada. He has organized exhibitions within the international biennales of Sao Paulo, Sydney, Venice, and Istanbul. Ferguson’s extensive academic leadership experience includes roles as Dean of Columbia University’s School of the Arts, Founding Director of Arizona State University’s F.A.R. (Future Arts Research), and Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. In 2006, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Kansas City Art Institute. Ferguson continues to publish actively, maintain relations with colleagues worldwide and be involved on institutional boards such as the Bergen Assembly in Norway and SAHA, in Istanbul, Turkey.

Panels

June 27, 15:20 - 16:35 7th Session – The Economic Impact-Macro Level