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From Auckland, New Zealand, Hutch Wilco has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Visual Art, Art History, and Philosophy from the Auckland University of Technology.

He worked for the National Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, from 1998. During this time, he was involved in the development of touring exhibitions nationally and internationally, including Cezanne to Picasso; Paintings from the Julian and Josie Robertson Collection, New York; Mauri Ora – Treasures from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, with the Tokyo National Museum, Japan; A Day in Pompeii, with Melbourne Museum, Australia; Unveiled – 200 years of Wedding Fashion, with the Victoria and Albert Museum, Britain; Congratulations from the World – World Art Treasures, with the China Art Museum(the original Shanghai Art Museum), China, and Game Masters, with the Australian Centre of Moving Image, Australia. He managed the redevelopment of the Pacific galleries and the implementation of the contemporary art gallery.

From 2013, he was the Senior Project Manager for all exhibitions, including Treasures from the National Museum of China; Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family; and Dreamworks Animation: Journey from Sketch to Screen; as well as the ongoing operation of the contemporary art galleries.

During this time he also worked on numerous projects, including the redevelopment of the Canterbury Museum, and the official New Zealand participation at the 2013 Venice Biennale. For the 2015 Venice Biennale, he was the Exhibition Coordinator for four collateral events, including a Pan-Arab contingent and the Pavilion for the Republic of San Marino.

Since 2016, he has been living in Shanghai, and practices as an independent curator, art critic, editor, and writer. In that time, he has curated exhibitions for the Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai; Epoch Art Museum, Wenzhou; Maschinehalle auf Zeche Fürst Leopold, Germany; Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, and for various galleries around Shanghai. He is currently the contributing writer for Art Asia Pacific Magazine in Shanghai and the Director, International Projects, for Monumental Culture Company.