In partnership with LatchKey Gallery

NEXT GEN ART: How To Find, Support and Collect the Next Generation of Artists -

Featuring Amy Smith-Stewart, Curator for The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and Elizabeth Dee, Founder of Independent Art Fair

Celebrate our latest art exhibit at CORE: with "Summer School," an MFA Exhibition curated by LatchKey Gallery that looks to the next generation of artists. With a cohesive thread touching on the varying themes associated with Americana, its culture and history, this exhibit is not to be missed for art collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Amanda Uribe, co-founder of LatchKey Gallery, will be moderating the panel discussion on how to find, support and collect emerging artists. Joining in the conversation is Amy Smith-Stewart, Curator for The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum; Elizabeth Dee, Founder of Independent Art Fair; and Courtney Childress, Co-Founder of the Ninth Street Collective.

About Amanda Uribe:
Co-Founder, LatchKey Gallery
Amanda L. Uribe is a gallerist with over 10 years in the Contemporary Art World. She is a Curator, Art Advisor, and Artist Manager based in New York City. Her career focuses on emerging to mid-career artists; guiding them and growing their collector base to include private and institutional collections. She has worked with numerous Contemporary Art Galleries developing their program and curatorial strategy. In 2016, she co-curated MHOAUNTDH for SPRING/BREAK art fair where the exhibition was highlighted by ArtNews, W Magazine, WhiteWall Magazine, and gothamist.
Amanda holds an MA from Manchester University/ Sotheby’s Institute, London. She has provided her expertise to collectors offering art consulting services along with appraisals and curatorial management. Ms. Uribe currently serves on committees for numerous non-profit organizations, including The Coalition for the Homeless, AmRef, The Girls Club of New York and Franklin Furnace.

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About Anne Huntington:
Board Member and Vice President Huntington Learning Center, Collector, Philanthropist, Producer and Collector

Anne Huntington is the Vice President of Business Development and a Board Member for Huntington Learning Center, the nation's leading test prep and tutoring provider. Within the family business, Anne develops and executes partnerships and initiatives that help the company achieve its goal of giving every student the best education possible.

Anne is involved in the arts as a collector, producer, philanthropist, curator and founder of AMH Industries, a creative agency for contemporary art and culture. She has curated more than 30 exhibits across the country and raised over $30 million dollars for various philanthropic causes. Anne is also an associate producer on "The Price of Everything," an art documentary that appeared on HBO.

Additionally, Anne is active with arts, education and business organizations. She is Co-Chair of the Young Collectors Council at the Guggenheim Museum, founding member of the Future Leadership Council at the Whitney Museum, board member for NYC’s Coalition for the Homeless' Art Advisory Board and member of the Commissioning Council for Performa. She also supports the Council for Teaching Matters, Learning Disabilities Association of America, CHADD, COPAA and the International Franchise Association. For her service, Anne has been recognized by SmartCEO, Apollo Magazine and Moves Magazine.

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About Elizabeth Dee:
CEO and Co-Founder Independent Art Fair

Elizabeth Dee is a cultural entrepreneur, curator, publisher, consultant and producer. After two decades of dedication to gallery practice through collaborative initiatives, she now runs Independent Art Fairs in New York as CEO and co-founder. Elizabeth regularly lectures on topics of relevance to the field, particularly gallery and fair culture, innovation and the art market--and has been profiled in many international publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Vogue and The New York Times.
She served as co-director of the Luhring Augustine Gallery in New York, before founding her own gallery in 2002, followed by X Initiative in 2008, Independent New York in 2009 and Independent Brussels in 2016.

As founder of Elizabeth Dee Gallery, Dee produced numerous groundbreaking, internationally recognized exhibitions by renowned artists including Annette Lemieux, John Giorno, Adrian Piper, Josephine Meckseper, Mika Tajima, Derek Jarman, Ryan McNamara and Ryan Trecartin, among others. Dee served for eight years as Trecartin’s co-producer, generating nine of the artist's most widely celebrated videos with world exhibition premieres at MoMA, PS1, MOCA, LA and others.

In 2008, Dee idealized X Initiative, a nonprofit consortium of the global art community presenting exhibitions and programming in response to major philosophical and economic shifts in the contemporary art world during the great recession. It was located at the Dia Center for the Arts, New York and gathered much recognition and over 75,000 visitors.

During the beginning of unprecedented growth of global art fairs, Dee co-founded Independent with X Initiative and colleagues, as an exhibition concept to follow X Initiative at the former Dia Center for the Arts. A global art fair that prioritizes an art experience over a shopping experience Independent delivers fresh, relevant, and unexpected new art by artists that results in the leading community for intelligent patrons and leaders in Contemporary Art.

About Amy Smith-Stewart:
Curator’ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Amy Smith-Stewart is Curator at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and the founder of Smith-Stewart, a nomadic curatorial project, previously located on the Lower East Side. She has curated more than sixty exhibitions in museums, collections, galleries and temporary spaces. Notable exhibitions at The Aldrich include Harmony Hammond: Material Witness; Objects Like Us; Jessi Reaves: Kitchen Arrangement; Suzanne McClelland: Just Left Feel Right; David Brooks: Continuous Service Altered Daily; Virginia Overton; Ruth Root: Old, Odd and Oval; B. Wurtz: Four Collections; Mary Beth Edelson: Six Story Gathering Boxes (1972–2014); Jackie Winsor: With and Within; and Xaviera Simmons: Underscore. Other noteworthy exhibitions include Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City at Socrates Sculpture Park and The Noguchi Museum; Campaign at C24 Gallery; Remember Who You are at the Mary Boone Gallery and Day Labor at MoMA PS1.

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About Courtney Childress:
Founding member of Ninth Street Collective and studio manager for Ursula von Rydingsvard

Courtney Childress is a founding member of Ninth Street Collective and the studio manager for Ursula von Rydingsvard. She co-founded yours mine & ours gallery in the Lower East Side of New York in 2016. Previously she was the Director of Life on Mars Gallery from 2015-2016. She worked for On Stellar Rays from 2010-2015, starting as an assistant and working her way up to Director at the gallery. During this time, seven of the artists in the gallery had major museum acquisitions and exhibitions, the gallery was written about by the New York Times, Art in America and Artforum. She has curated many exhibitions, most recently Tell Me Again by Eliot Greenwald at SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY (2019); Static Limit by Esther Ruiz at yours mine & ours, New York, NY (2017); Water Sports by Todd Bienvenu at yours mine & ours, New York, NY (2017); Touching in the Dark - Mandy Lyn Ford and Sarah Faux at yours mine & ours, New York, NY (2016); 60 Minutes at Vanity Projects, New York, NY (2015) & Vanity Projects, Miami, FL (2015); and No Name at On Stellar Rays, New York, NY (2013). Courtney has worked on independent projects with Sarah Oppenheimer, JJ PEET, Rochelle Feinstein, Joan Snyder, Julia Bland and others. She received her MFA from State University of New York at Purchase (2011); Post-Baccalaureate from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston (2009); and her BFA from the University of Alabama in (2008). Social Media