ABOUT ART STRATEGIES
Art Strategies provides curatorial, strategic planning and project management services to individuals, not-for-profit organizations, government entities, and corporations that want to incorporate fine art or placemaking strategies into their public and private spaces. A variety of curatorial, project management, grant writing, and coordination services may be provided.
ABOUT MINDY TAYLOR ROSS
A graduate of the art history program at the University of Southern California, Ms. Ross has been producing public art projects, exhibitions, and related programs for over a decade. Since 2003, she has been the owner of Art Strategies LLC, a fine art consulting agency that works with clients in both the public and private sector. She prides herself on a having a portfolio of projects that balance her interest in the greater art world with her commitment to the community where she lives. Concurrent to her consulting work, in 2005 she became the founding director of Public Art Indianapolis for the Arts Council of Indianapolis. Ms. Ross has produced ideas competitions for local artists as well as large-scale exhibitions in public spaces such as Tom Otterness in Indianapolis; Julian Opie: Signs; Chakaia Booker: Mass Transit; and George Rickey: An Evolution.
From 2005 to 2012, she served as the Curator and Public Art Project Manager for the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick, an eight-mile pedestrian and bike pathway, where she worked with artists such as Vito Acconci, Fred Wilson, and the artist collective M12. In 2013, she co-produced Get Down On It, the public celebration of the completion of the Cultural Trail that brought 81 artistic, educative, and interactive programs out onto city right-of-way. She served as the curator for the new Cummins Inc. Indianapolis Distribution HQ that was designed by Deborah Berke Partners of New York. Currently, she serves as the curator for The Public Collection—a project of Rachel M. Simon that commissions artists to create book share stations in Indianapolis while continuing to curate private projects.
Prior to moving to Indianapolis, Ms. Ross was the Director of Eckert Fine Art, Naples, Florida, where she represented artists such as the late Robert Rauschenberg.