Dan Cameron is a New York-based independent curator, art writer, and educator. He was curator of the 2016 Bienal de Cuenca in Ecuador, which closed February 2017 and featured 47 artists from 20 countries. He is known for founding Prospect New Orleans, an organization he ran from 2006 to 2011, a period when he was also Director of Visual Arts for New Orleans’ Contemporary Arts Center (CAC).
Cameron was chief curator at Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach, Calif., from 2012 to 2015 and senior curator at The New Museum in New York from 1995 to 2006. As an independent curator, he served as artistic director for the 8th Istanbul Biennial in 2003 and co-curator of the 10th Taipei Biennial in 2006. Cameron is currently guest curator for the Palm Springs Museum of Art, California, where he is preparing an exhibition on Latin American kinetic art of the 1950s and 1960s.
He has hundreds of written publications to his credit, has lectured at museums and art events around the world, and has taught at Columbia University, NYU, School of Visual Arts, Louisiana State University, and California State University-Fullerton.