Elizabeth M. Grady is a curator and critic, and Program Manager of smARTpower, a U.S. State-Department program run by the Bronx Museum which will send fifteen artists to fifteen countries to do 6-week art projects which engage local communities. She was Founding Director and Chief Curator of Kunsthalle Galapagos. She has been Adjunct Professor of Art History at FIT-SUNY since 2002, in addition to other teaching experience. Recent projects include a 20-artist exhibition, The Situation, for the Moscow Biennale (2009), the Biennial of the Canary Islands (2009), and project coordination of a major Matthew Ritchie archiving and conservation project. She has curated numerous exhibitions in the United States, and has held curatorial positions in various institutions, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Publications include Matthew Ritchie: More than the eye (Rizzoli, 2009) and The Situation (Moscow Biennale, 2009), for both of which she also managed the production, and essays for numerous exhibition catalogues.