George William Price is an arts administrator and curator invested in artistic and political expressions that engender alternative, avuncular, and non-hierarchical histories. Price currently works as Video Data Bank's Development and Marketing Manager, where he leads VDB’s promotional and development efforts, manages the submissions and acquisitions process, and is responsible for the organization's external community relations.
Prior to his position at VDB George was the Project Coordinator for PAHC / studio where he oversaw research and management of studio projects for artist and philanthropist Paula Crown. He was the founder and director of FLATspace, a curatorial project created to further the professional development of early-career practitioners across Chicagoland and foster connections with the academic community.
Price has curated and administered numerous exhibitions and moving image programs for institutions such as Conversations at the Edge, Chicago Urban Art Society, Rapid Pulse International Performance Festival, and University of the Arts London. He has also worked for a number of arts organizations in both the USA and UK including Matt’s Gallery, London; Electronic Arts Intermix, New York City; and Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago.
He studied at both Camberwell and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts, London, and recently graduated with a Masters in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. While there, he received the Dean's Scholarship and the Arts Administration and Policy Fellowship. Price is a former curatorial resident at Chicago Artists Coalition and 2017 curatorial fellow at the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation.
Upcoming projects include the Film, Video, New Media, Animation, and Sound Festival at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in May 2018 and LGBTQ-focused exhibition Homosociable at the Aurora Public Art Commission Gallery, June 2018.