Max Fields is director of the Visual Arts Center at the University of Texas at Austin. He has curated, co-curated, and organized over thirty exhibitions of contemporary art, including the 2022 FotoFest Biennial If I Had a Hammer with Steven Evans and Amy Sadao, the 2021 Texas Biennial exhibition In Place of an Index with Ryan Dennis and Evan Garza, and Gareth Long: Kidnappers Foil at the Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston. Fields has held curatorial and administrative positions at FotoFest, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, Institute for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, and Suplex Projects. Fields’s exhibitions and projects have received attention and reviews from publications including The New York Times, Artforum, Frieze, Art in America, Mousse Magazine, The Guardian, Aperture, and Texas Monthly. His writing on art and photography has appeared in numerous exhibition catalogs, magazines, and journals. Fields is a graduate of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College.