Caroline David is a specialist in contemporary art and she has curated many exhibitions. She was Director of the Regional Fund for Contemporary Art (FRAC) Nord Pas de Calais in 1984 and then Director of the Foundation for Architecture in Brussels in 1996. In 2000 she was part of the founding team of lille2004 European Capital of Culture where she headed the department of visual arts and exhibitions. She continued the adventure in 2006 as Director of Visual Arts for the city of Lille (France) and then for lille3000. In 2015 she moved to Turkey for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Director of the French Institute of Izmir. Since 2020 She has been artistic advisor and exhibition curator at lille3000.