George William Price is an arts administrator and curator invested in artistic and political expressions that engender alternative, avuncular, and non-hierarchical histories. Price is currently the director of collections at the University Club of Chicago, where he is responsible for the curation, conservation, and development of all Club collections.
Prior to his position at the University Club of Chicago, George was the Development and Marketing Manager for the Video Data Bank. In this role he led VDB’s promotional and development efforts, managed the submissions and acquisitions process, and was responsible for the organization's external community relations.
George was also 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 graduated with a Masters in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2015. 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.