Elizabeth Ferrer

Elizabeth Ferrer is Vice President, Contemporary Art at BRIC, a non-profit cultural organization in Brooklyn. For BRIC, she has curated numerous solo and group exhibitions, primarily of Brooklyn-based artists. In 2014 she launched a major exhibition initiative, the BRIC Biennial. Her independent curatorial projects include En Foco/In Focus, Selected Works from the Permanent Collection, a nationally touring exhibition in 2011-12, and the 2007 Embracing Mexico: Mariana Yampolsky: Life and Art, co-sponsored by the Mexican Cultural Institute and the UBS Art Gallery, NY. Her monograph on the modernist photographer Lola Alvarez Bravo (Aperture, 2006), was accompanied by a traveling exhibition shown at Notre Dame University and the Smithsonian Institution, among other venues. Her exhibitions have also been seen at museums and university galleries in the US and Latin America. Currently, she is undertaking a major study on the history of Latino photography in the United States.