Randi Hopkins is Associate Director of Visual Arts Programs at the Boston Center for the Arts, where she oversees programming in the BCA’s Mills Gallery, Artist Residency programs and Artist Studios Building. She has initiated ongoing programs including GERTRUDE'S artists salon, the "Brink" exhibition series, and ARTISTS HELP DESK (created in partnership with ArtMorpheus), a practical resource for artists. She has invited curators to develop proposed exhibitions including Daniel DeLuca's Things about Rainbows: Jeff Huckleberry summer performance series in 2014, Matt Rich's Action Kits and Vera Ingrid Grant's James Montford: Persuasions 1990-2015. Upcoming exhibitions include Arcadia: Thoughts on the Contemporary Pastoral, curated by artist Steve Locke, and Queer Threads, curated by John Chaich in partnership with the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in NY.
She was formerly Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, organizing exhibitions including Charles LeDray: workworkworkworkwork, the 2010 James and Audrey Foster Prize, and Krzysztof Wodiczko: OUT OF HERE The Veterans Project, was co-founder and co-director of Allston Skirt Gallery, and wrote a weekly arts column for the Boston Phoenix. Recent and ongoing activities include organizing a multi-state, multi-venue exhibition of Barbara Bosworth’s photographs as independent curator for the National Park Service and teaching art history and curatorial practice in the Art & Music Department at Simmons College in Boston.