Whitney V. Hunter is a Dance / Performance Artist and Independent Curator. He creates and curates work for the stage, gallery, and alternative spaces. Whitney is the lead curator of the Work/Space group exhibition and Open Studios event at The Invisible Dog Art Center, he has curated two solo shows of multimedia conceptual artist Anita Sto (Broadway Gallery, NYC), conceived and curated SITE Project (Long Island University/Humanities Gallery), and is currently presenting InAction: The Virtuosity of Presence – an exhibition of new portraiture featuring 40+ New York-based choreographers and dancers created by portrait photographer Sylvain Guenot (Topaz Arts).
As a performer, his works have been presented in venues nationally and internationally from New York City to Mexico. Whitney has worked in the companies of Martha Graham, Pearl Lang, Rod Rodgers, Pascal Rioult, Reggie Wilson, Dagmar Spain, Doug Hamby and with Kankouran West African Dance Company.
Whitney holds a BFA in Theatre Arts/Dance from Howard University, an MFA in New Media Arts and Performance from Long Island University, and is presently a David Driskell Ph.D. Fellow in Art Theory and Aesthetics at Institute for the Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA).