Bachelor of Arts (Art History)
Columbia University in the City of New York
As curator, art advisor, and collector, Amelia Abdullahsani has two decades of experience in commercial art galleries and non-profit art institutions, promoting established and emerging artists. Her spectrum of art knowledge encompasses Euro-American and Asian art from antiquity to the present, with a specialty in Contemporary American, European and Southeast Asian art. In addition to stints at MoMA PS1 and The Asia Society, she is the Founding Curator of Lu Magnus, a contemporary art gallery in Manhattan. As the first and only Singaporean gallery owner in New York, she has curated critically-acclaimed exhibitions that were reviewed by The New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, Vogue, Modern Painters, and The Village Voice, to name a few. After being based in New York for 15 years, she is currently based in Singapore, from where she runs her art consultancy firm. Amelia is also a frequent contributor to art magazines and periodicals.