Chloe Geoghegan is an independent curator currently living in the South Island of New Zealand. She holds a BFA(Hons) from the University of Canterbury in Graphic Design and Art History, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Art Curatorship.
From January 2014 until January 2017 she was Director of Dunedin’s Blue Oyster Art Project Space. Prior to this she co-founded Dog Park artist-run space, which ran for nearly 3 years in post-earthquake Christchurch between 2012 and 2014. While at Blue Oyster she travelled to China and Korea for 3 weeks on the Creative New Zealand Asia New Zealand 2016 Curators Tour and in 2015 she was accepted into the Independent Curators International (ICI) 10 day Fall Curatorial Intensive in New York.
She is a member of the Caselberg Trust artist/writer residency on the Otago Peninsula. She currently works as Curator – Art (2019 parental leave cover) in the Pictorial Collection at Hocken Collections – Uare Taoka o Hakena, Dunedin.
She is interested in furthering curatorial discourse in Aotearoa through critical writing, exhibiting and publishing.
chloe.geoghegan [at] gmail.com