Jaime Austin, Curator & Director of Programs

Jaime Austin is the curator and director of programs for ZERO1: The Art & Technology Network. In her role as the lead curator of the 2012 ZERO1 Biennial she determined the Biennial theme, curated the Biennial’s Public Art and Performance programs, selected the curatorial team, and worked with more than 40 cultural partners to expand the Biennial’s footprint throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Jaime was the assistant curator of the 2010 ZERO1 Biennial and co-curated the Biennial’s central exhibition Out of the Garage Into the World. She grew up in Silicon Valley, and her background represents the multi-disciplinary nature of the region. Before shifting her focus to the arts full time, Jaime held product development and marketing positions in the tech industry at companies such as Macromedia and Adobe. Jaime received her M.A. in curatorial practice from California College of the Arts and holds joint bachelor’s degrees in art history and computer information systems from Santa Clara University.