From Texas to Tokyo, local visual art exhibitions to international music festivals, Janice Bond’s forward thinking and high-energy approach has been used to develop myriad cultural productions and experiences across the globe. Bond shares that her “path has been anywhere but linear.”
Having served as a member of the Chicago Cultural Plan Advisory Council, and the Navy Pier Arts Working Group, Bond’s workshops for independent artists have been facilitated all over the world, from the Brooklyn Museum to Malaysia. Join her for a candid conversation discussing her career as both an artist and curator. Bond provides insight into her various jobs and unique takeaways from her art and arts administrative practices. Participants are encouraged to join the dialogue and ask questions.
Janice Bond has a passion for developing transformative, inclusive, and sustainable creative economies. Her company, Bond Creative Advisors, has developed programming and communications for independent artists, municipalities, and brands.
As an artist, Bond is inspired by the terrain of human perspectives and identity, sacred geometry, sound frequencies, and fractal patterns. In her communities, she has served as director of arts and culture at IMAN, creating pathways for social justice and restorative healing; opened contemporary space Gallery ONI; and launched the Art Allies initiative to develop visual art collectors and entrepreneurs. Bond currently serves as deputy director of Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.