Cathy Byrd has actively engaged at the center and fringe of art scenes around the world for more than two decades. Through Fresh Art International, she shares her passion for sharing stories about art and community, the environment, politics and the economy, inequities in the market, and other cultural flashpoints. Through speaking, educating, writing and podcasting, she is committed to exploring diverse perspectives.
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Cathy Byrd is an independent art curator, writer and educator, based in Miami and engaging globally. Fresh Art International, the art media project she launched in 2011, features a curated podcast with more than 200 episodes. Byrd informs and inspires the curious and the cognoscenti with her stories about today’s art, film and architecture. Segments recorded at the center and fringe of art scenes across six continents and the Caribbean archipelago represent diverse creative perspectives on the environment, technology, race, gender, immigration and the global diaspora, among other contemporary flashpoints.
Recognized nationally as a top art podcast, Fresh Art International’s cultural engagement extends to remote streaming radio broadcasts and live podcast events in the U.S., South America, the Caribbean and West Africa. Cathy recently completed curatorial residencies with Alice Yard (Trinidad), Tempus Projects (Tampa) and Artists in Residence in Everglades (The Everglades).
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