Julie Lazar specializes in working with arts organizations and contemporary artists to produce and present new art. From 1981-2000, she served as a founding curator then as director of experimental programs for The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. As an independent curator, Lazar also directs a small arts consultancy firm, Icanetwork.org
. In New York, she held key administrative and fund raising positions at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, The Museum of Modern Art, Rockefeller University, The Hudson River Museum, and P.S. 1 Center for Contemporary Art. She is curating, Common Wealth and the Territory of Art
, in collaboration with the University of California Institute for Research on the Arts, UCLA’s Hammer Museum and Center for the Art of Performance, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art scheduled for November 15 – 17, 2013.