founder and director of apexart, New York

Steven Rand is founder and director of apexart, a non-profit organization for the development of contemporary art in New York City with an emphasis on the promotion of the public dialogue about contemporary art. Recent exhibitions of Steven Rand include (selection): conFLUXaction, Gallerie Shüppenhauer, Cologne, 2006; Pablo and Friends, short videos, Elizabeth Foundation NYC, New York, 2006; Erweiterung Europäisches Patentamt, European Patent Office, 2005; Our House is a House That Moves, Gallery Skuc, Ljubljana, 2004; Ready-made Color, Centre d’Art Passerelle, Brest, 2003; ddm warehouse Gallery (solo show) Shanghai, 2002; and Ex Machina, NGBK, Berlin, 2002. Rand lives and works in New York City.

Apexart is a non-profit contemporary visual arts organization based in New York City with an exhibition space, an international residency, various ongoing public programs, and a conference series. It is one of the interesting focal meeting points for international art and cultural practitioners. Steven Rand, who founded the organization in 1994, visits various art institutions and exhibitions in the Netherlands, and meets other art professionals in order to gain new perspectives and ideas about the future development of Apexart.