BEST OF RINGLING 2021

Curated by SARAH HOWARD, CURATOR OF PUBLIC ART AND SOCIAL PRACTICE AT USF

SARAH HOWARD JOINED THE STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN ART IN 2000. FOR THE PAST TWO DECADES, MS. HOWARD HAS CONTRIBUTED ACROSS THE PLATFORMS OF THE USF CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM, GRAPHICSTUDIO, AND THE PUBLIC ART PROGRAM BY RESEARCHING, PRODUCING AND PRESENTING CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS’ PROJECTS. IN 2013, MS. HOWARD WAS APPOINTED AS CURATOR OF PUBLIC ART AND SOCIAL PRACTICE AND CURRENTLY ADMINISTERS FLORIDA’S ART IN STATE BUILDINGS PROGRAM ACROSS THE THREE USF CAMPUSES. SHE WORKS WITH NATIONAL AND LOCAL PARTNERS TO PRESENT EXHIBITIONS, COMMUNITY-BASED PROJECTS AND PUBLIC ART INSTALLATIONS EXPLORING THE INTERSECTION OF ART, POLITICS, AND SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE.