Simone Manwarring joins UAP Curatorial Team

20 January, 2010

UAP’s Curatorial Team welcomes Simone Manwarring, an art consultant and curator with more than 10 years experience managing international artists and major exhibitions. Before joining UAP Simone was based in New York, where she was advisor and manager for such high profile artists as Cecily Brown, Vanessa Beecroft, Damian Loeb and Pat Steir, and initiated projects for them around the world. For three years she managed the exhibition schedule for Geneva’s Art for the World program in the US and Europe, and built alliances for the program with the United Nations and UNHCR. Simone also has extensive entrepreneurial experience and a keen awareness of commercial factors relating to art and design in the marketplace. She holds a Bachelor of Design from Sydney’s University of Technology.


Urban Art Projects’ Curatorial Team specialises in curating integrated, site-specific art programs to activate the public realm. A team of dedicated professionals from diverse backgrounds, they combine a wealth of training and experience to bridge the gap between the arts industry and the built environment. At the foundation of their ethos is a belief in the capacity of public art to build on the richness of a culture and connect people to place. They draw on local knowledge and global networks to create art strategies that consider the unique cultural, social and physical roles of a site while addressing practical commercial and urban requirements.

Backed by a larger team of in-house designers, project managers, engineers, craftspeople and fabricators, they are at the forefront of Urban Art Projects’ full service capability to deliver public art projects from visioning to installation.

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