Adelina Vlas - Juror
Adelina Vlas, the Assistant Curator for Modern and Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has an M.A. degree in Art History and a Curatorial Diploma in Visual Culture from York University in Canada, as well as an M.A. in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art in London where she co-curated the exhibition Public Smog and Various Small Fires.
Previously, Adelina has worked at the National Gallery of Canada as a Curatorial Assistant in the Contemporary Art Department where she concentrated extensively on permanent collection displays and special exhibitions.
has written exhibition catalogue texts for Various Small Fires (Royal College of Art, 2007) and for Noah's Ark (National Gallery of Canada, 2004).
writings have also appeared in ArtAsiaPacific and art in culture.
Fluent in English, French, Italian and Romanian, Adelina joined the dynamic and diverse department of Modern and Contemporary Art in October 2007 and since has already made herself known in the local arts community where she is active visiting studios and shows. http://www.philamuseum.org/
Ten international artists have been selected by Adelina Vlas, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Cheryl Harper, Independent Curator, to complement the works of the featured artists.