The EXPOSURE section, installed on the main floor of the exposition, features solo and two-artist presentations represented by galleries ten years and younger. Focusing on a curated selection of emerging artists, EXPOSURE 2024 exhibitors will be curated by Rosario Güiraldes, Curator of Visual Arts at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.

2024 EXPOSURE Curator

Rosario Güiraldes, EXPO CHICAGO 2024 EXPOSURE Curator. Photo by Adrianna Glavanio.

Rosario Güiraldes is Curator of Visual Arts at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Originally from Buenos Aires, Güiraldes has more than a decade of experience working as a curator at institutions across the U.S., Europe, and Latin America, focusing in particular on contemporary art of the global south. She most recently held the position of Associate Curator at The Drawing Center, where she worked between 2017 and 2023. Among her recent projects are monographic exhibitions of the work of Xiyadie (2023), Fernanda Laguna (2022), Ebecho Muslimova (2021), and Guo Fengyi (2020), as well as the expansive drawing survey Drawing in the Continuous Present (2022). In addition to the projects noted above, she co-curated the large thematic exhibitions 100 Drawings from Now (2020); The Pencil Is a Key: Drawings by Incarcerated Artists (2019); and monographic exhibitions of the work of Guo Fengyi (2020) and Eduardo Navarro (2018). Between 2017 and 2020, Güiraldes served as co-curator of The Drawing Center’s Open Sessions, a two-year program for 30 early-career artists focused on exploring the nature of drawing through thematic group exhibitions, public programs, and monthly convenings. Previously, she curated the large-scale survey Forensic Architecture: Towards an Investigative Aesthetics (2017–2018), which was presented at the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) and the University Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC), Mexico City, and earned the interdisciplinary collective Forensic Architecture a Turner Prize nomination. Güiraldes holds a master’s degree from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Buenos Aires. She frequently lectures in universities and institutions, and is currently a Critic in the Department of Painting and Printmaking at Yale School of Art. 

More information on 2024 EXPOSURE will be available soon.