Aandrea Stang is an independent educator and curator/producer with a focus on institutional program development, concentrating on contemporary and socially engaged art practices. Stang has diverse professional experience including curatorial and management roles at museums, galleries, and academic institutions with experience in non-profit galleries and government agencies.
Stang has developed and launched contemporary art programs for a variety of audiences at major cultural organizations including Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Occidental College, and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA). Known for her innovative programs and strong cross-institutional collaborations, Stang was responsible for MOCA’s Engagement Party, the pioneering program that offered residencies to artists exploring socially engaged artwork, from 2008 to 2012.
A native to Southern California, Stang is as comfortable working in the public realm as within institutions. Stang holds degrees from USC and Oberlin College. She serves on the programming committee for the Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS) and the exhibition committee for the Armory Center for the Arts.
Clients include CalArts, Crossroads School, ForYourArt, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Pomona College Museum of Art.