is an Artist, Writer, and Curator who divides her time between New York City, Vermont, and Maine. Early in her career she worked at Marcia Tucker’s New Museum in Soho, where she was Curatorial Assistant. She first exhibited her hunt scenes and society portraits at Colin De Land’s conceptual gallery, American Fine Arts, Co., the archives of which are held at The Smithsonian Museum of American Art and Bard College Library.
Spence curates the exhibition program at the Richard Meier building ‘On Prospect Park’, The Gallery @1GAP, and is the Curator of The Womanhouse Online Archive, a non-profit website / public resource for the historically significant project Womanhouse (1972). She was recently named Executive Publisher of Artcritical.com, and is closely involved with The Review Panel moderated by David Cohen, a monthly forum that brings leading critics to debate art exhibitions before a live audience at the Brooklyn Library.
She is represented by Sears Peyton Gallery (New York and L.A.), and is a frequent exhibitor with Cathouse FUNeral (New York).
Spence has an M.F.A. from The School of Visual Arts, a B.F.A. from Parsons School of Design (Paris and New York), attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and Smith College.