Joanna Szupinska-Myers is Senior Curator at the California Museum of Photography (CMP) at University of California, Riverside. Previously she held the positions of Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellow at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA Chicago), Curatorial Assistant for Jens Hoffmann, and Gallery Director at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. She earned her MA in Curatorial Practice at California College of the Arts, San Francisco, and her BA in Art at University of California, Los Angeles.
As a curator and writer, she is immersed in contemporary art, the history of exhibitions, and the nature of collections. She has curated solo presentations of work by Marie Bovo, Zoe Crosher, Phil Chang, Gordon Matta-Clark, and Penelope Umbrico, among others, and curated and co-curated group exhibitions Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas (2017-18), Reproduction, Reproduction (2015-16), and Trouble with the Index (2014) at the CMP, and Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity (2012), and First 50 (2012) at MCA Chicago. Her essays have been published in English, Polish, German, French, Italian, and Mandarin Chinese.