Amanda Jirón-Murphy is the Curator & Resident Artist/Collector Liaison at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Arlington, a role that she has held since 2022. In this role she curates the resident artists’ exhibitions, manages the artist residency program, and the museum’s collectors’ program, a public program sharing knowledge about art collecting and supporting artists careers. From 2012 – 2019 she was the Gallery Director at Hamiltonian, where she directed and curated exhibitions, art fairs and projects for an international roster of over fourty mid-career and emerging artists. Jirón-Murphy has served as a guest speaker, panel moderator and guest curator at George Washington University’s Textile Museum, The Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian’s Luce Foundation for American Art, The National Museum of Women and the Arts and The Maryland Institute College of Art. She holds a B.A. in Art History from John Cabot University in Rome, Italy and an M.A. in Modern and Contemporary Art and Connoisseurship from Christie’s Education in London, England.
Image – “RRR Grey View” courtesy of Lauri Hafvenstein