Laura Black is a curator and writer based in Orange County, CA. Her practice is dedicated to developing culturally significant projects and supporting emerging and mid-career artists.
Black is the Founder and Executive Director of Universal Voice, a non-profit dedicated to providing exhibition, publication, and professional development opportunities for womxn artists. Additionally, Black will serve as Chief Curator for Universal Voice’s ‘Gallery UV’ in Carson, CA when it opens Fall 2019.
In 2017, Black received the Leo Freedman Foundation Grant for her post-graduate work. Black is completing her MFA in Exhibition Design at California State University, Fullerton and holds a BA in Studio Art from the university. Her scholarly interests focus on the history and theory of Minimal and Post-Minimal Art (late 1960s to present) and contemporary museological ethics.