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.