LEADERSHIP

 
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Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL), New York, NY     5/2017

Fellowship: Selected from an international pool of curators as the 10th class of colleagues to train with Columbia Business School faculty and keynote speakers on executive leadership in the arts; certified in coursework on strategic planning, organizational alignment, evaluation and decision making, budgets, team building and collective intelligence, management, negotiation, philanthropy, and moral leadership. Completed a residency with Frances Morris, Director of Tate Modern, and a weeklong practicum on Diversifying the Curatorial Professio

Curatorial Network Accelerator of Boston    6/2017 – Present

Founding Managing Director: establishing funds to convene institutional and independent curators for facilitated dialogues that address barriers to access and inclusion in the curatorial profession, interrogate exhibition models, workshop exhibition concepts and rhetoric, and strengthen and accelerate a city-wide curatorial network with goals to encourage creative partnership within and between institutions, expand art audiences, illuminate and retain talent, and build cultural equity in Greater Boston. Co-founded with Christina Nielsen. 

 

 

 
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Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC)    5/2016 – Present

Vice President, Programming: among the Board’s Executive Committee to support the organization’s fiscal health, public positioning, and quality programming for members; oversee the Professional Development, Career Support, and Conference Committees since May 2016; Board Member and Founding Co-Chair of the Inclusion and Access Task Force: May 2015-May 2017. Organized and led the 2016 conference panel Diversifying the Curatorial Profession: How the Internship/Fellowship Track Can Be Our Essential Path Toward Change (2016). Co-Chair of the Professional Development Committee 2014-2016, member since 2012: Organized and led webinars: Curating Social Justice: Three Case Studies (2016) and Working with Living Artists: A Roadmap to Navigate Commissions, Interpretation, and Contracts (2014). AAMC Member since 2008.

 

Contemporary Curators’ Conference (CCC)    2011 – 2017

Steering Committee Member: determined locations, invites, programming and evaluation of this annual conference; Co-chair 2011-2013; in 2013, led first steering committee retreat to review organization, format, and future; Organizer and Host in 2012 of the twelfth conference in Boston for 70 national colleagues; Invited as conference attendee since 2008.

 

 
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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA      2015 – Present

Museum Council Steering Committee Member: guide membership, fundraising projects, and member events for MFA patrons under age 50.
 

School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Boston, MA      2016 – Present

Board of Advisors Member: guide the leadership of the School, which became part of Tufts University, July 2016. 

 
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Careergirls.org     7/2011

Online speaker: nationally and internationally promoted professions in the visual arts for girls ages 9-13.