Evan J. Garza

Curator, co-founder of Fire Island Artist Residency

Evan J. Garza is a curator and writer and is the co-founder of Fire Island Artist Residency, the first GLBTQ residency program in the United States. He currently serves as Exhibitions and Public Programs Coordinator for School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he is the curator of the current exhibition "Something Along Those Lines," a response to a 1971 wall drawing by Sol LeWitt first executed at the School.

He has curated several exhibitions nationally, including "william cordova: this one's 4U (pa' nosotros)" at Boston Center for the Arts, and he has lectured and been a visiting critic at several academic institutions, including Harvard University, MIT, Cornell University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Georgia State University, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. His forthcoming exhibitions include "PAINT THINGS: beyond the stretcher" guest curated with Dina Deitsch for deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA (January 2013).