Tobi Maier is a curator, writer, and the director of the Municipal Galleries in Lisbon. Previously he organized the exhibition space SOLO SHOWS in São Paulo (2015-2018), worked as an associate curator for the thirtieth edition of the Bienal de São Paulo (2012), as a curator at Ludlow 38 in New York (2008–2011) and at Frankfurter Kunstverein in Frankfurt am Main (2006–2008). He holds a MA Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art, London and completed PhD research in the department of Poéticas Visuais at the Escola de Comunicações e Artes, Universidade de São Paulo. He has contributed to a variety of journals including Artforum, ArtReview, Flash Art, Frieze, OEI, Texte zur Kunst and lectures frequently.
Tobi Maier was the 2011 Curatorial Resident at Ludlow 38.