Kristen Chappa is a curator and writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She has organized exhibitions, performances, and public programs with Art in General (New York, New York), SculptureCenter (Long Island City, NY), The Lab (San Francisco, CA), the Vera List Center for Art and Politics (New York, NY), Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (New York, NY), and the Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University (New York, NY). Ms. Chappa has contributed texts to publications for the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), Performa, and SculptureCenter, and has written for periodicals including Art in America, Frieze, and Interventions Journal. She has served as a guest critic at MFA and residency programs including California College of the Arts, Hunter College, Parsons the New School for Design, Recess, SmackMellon, and Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts. Ms. Chappa holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MA from Columbia University’s Modern Art History: Critical and Curatorial Studies program.