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Zara Yost is a writer, artist, and curator of interdisciplinary and contemporary art. She earned her MA in New Arts Journalism, with concentrations in intersectional feminism and contemporary art criticism from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Art & Creative Writing from Eckerd College.

Zara has worked with several museums and art organizations, including the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, United States Artists, and Arts Alliance Illinois. She has additionally served as the Gallery Operations Manager at the Boston Society for Architecture. As a writer, Zara has contributed to various publications, such as: Newcity, Whitehot Magazine, Petrichor, Table Magazine and the Chicago Reader. She has also collaborated with Sixty Inches from Center. Her recent curated exhibitions include IGBoston Snapshot, New Visions: Of Designed Environments and Architecture of Time at the Boston Society for Architecture. She has also done installation and preparatory work for Balancing Act: Urbanism & Emerging Technologies, Our Boston: Voices from Kindergarten, and The Reasons Offsite at the Boston Society of Architecture. Zara has served as artist liaison and curatorial assistant in her role at mossArchitects. She has also served as a guest critic for organizations like Radiant Hall. Her work is characterized by an integrative approach that reflects her beliefs about the self, identity, and human connection. 

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