Curriculum Vitae

Education

College of William and Mary, Ph.D. Candidate, American Studies, 2018-present

Williams College, Master of Arts, History of Art

Lake Forest College, Bachelor of Arts, Art History,  Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Experience

Museums
Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Roswell Museum and Art Center, New Mexico, 2013-2018

Curated 6-8 original exhibitions annually using the permanent collection and the work of contemporary regional artists. Created three-year exhibition schedule. Supervised Registrar and Preparator as head of Curatorial Department. Served as Acting Director in absence of Executive Director. Acted as liaison for the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program. Assisted with exhibition installations.

Curatorial Fellow, Shelburne Museum, Vermont, 2011-2013

Curated or co-curated original exhibitions using the permanent collection and loaned works. Assisted with developing long-term exhibition schedule. Managed research and donation inquiries.

McDermott Curatorial Intern, Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, 2010-2011

Curated original exhibition using the permanent collection. Contributed entries to collection handbook. Assisted with writing two grant proposals.

Obering Family Curatorial Intern, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Wyoming, 2010

Assisted Registrar and Preparator with processing and installing works of art. Contributed label text for upcoming exhibitions.

Academic
Graduate Assistant, Equality Lab, College of william and mary, 2020-present
Teaching assistant, American studies 210, utopia in the americas, college of william and mary, Fall 2019
Classroom Instructor, Keio/W&M Cross-Cultural Collaboration, College of william and Mary, summer 2019
Teaching Assistant, Art History 101 and 102, Williams College, 2009-2010

All employment prior to 2010 available on request.

Select Publications

Peer-Reviewed articles

“The Artist as Soldier: Howard Cook’s Self-Portrait in a Foxhole,” Arts 2020, 9, 37.

Catalogues

“ ‘This Ambition Which Haunts Me Every Moment’: The Multifaceted Career of Peter Hurd.” In Magical and Real: Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd, A Retrospective, Vol. 2, Peter Hurd. Edited by Kirsten M. Jensen, 1-21. Doylestown: James A. Michener Art Museum, 2018.

Power: New Works by David Emitt Adams. Exhibition brochure, Roswell Museum and Art Center, 2017.

The Art of the Book. Exhibition brochure, Roswell Museum and Art Center, 2016.

Signe Stuart: Fifteen. Exhibition catalogue, Roswell Museum and Art Center, 2015.

“Cornelius Saftleven: College of Animals,” and “Raymond Jonson: Composition 7-Snow.” In Dallas Museum of Art: A Guide to the Collection. Edited by Bonnie Pitman, 155, 253. Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, distributed by Yale University Press, 2012.

Essays

“Giving a Good Impression: B.J.O. Nordfeldt’s Inscribed Etchings.” Art in Print 7, no. 2,  2017, 19-21.

“Eclectic Collecting: The Roswell Museum and Art Center’s Southwest.” Pelican Bomb, July 27, 2015. http://pelicanbomb.com/art-review/2015/eclectic-collecting-the-roswell-museum-and-art-centers-southwest.

“Whimsy: The Spirit of Play at Shelburne.” Antiques, July/August 2013, 132-134.

Public Speaking

Conference Papers and Talks
Digital and Asynchronous Conferences

“Exhibition Work: Labor Networks in the Federal Community Art Center Project,” Museum Exhibition Design: Histories and Futures, Centre for Design History, University of Brighton, September 1-11, 2020, https://musex-design.org/.

In-Person Conferences

“The Federal Community Art Center Project: Art Accessibility in the New Deal Era.” Chesapeake Digital Humanities Consortium First Annual Symposium, College of William and Mary, February 21, 2020.

“The Federal Community Art Center Project as Local and National Space,” Staging the Space Between: 21st Annual Conference of the Space Between Society, South Dakota State University, Brookings, May 31, 2019.

“Exhibiting the Collective: Roswell and the Federal Community Art Center Project,” Making History Public(s): Presenting the Collective, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, May 10, 2019.

“ ‘The Wonderful Light of the Southwest’: Discovery and Identity in Peter Hurd’s Landscapes,” Into the Sun: Light and Atmospherics of the American West, UC Irvine, April 27, 2017.

“Looking Back, Moving Forward: The Roswell Museum and Art Center’s WPA Archive,” The Mountain-Plains Museum Association Annual Conference, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Oklahoma City, October 26, 2016.

“Looking In: Peter Moran’s Pueblo Studies,” Branding the American West, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, March 4, 2016.

“ ‘Every Mood and Prismatic Variation’: Peter Hurd and New Mexico,” Building Creative Communities, La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, November 6, 2015.

“ ‘A Solid Green Mess’: Howard Cook’s World War II Drawings,” XXVII Southwest Art History Conference, Mabel Dodge Luhan House Conference Center, Taos, October 15, 2015.

Lectures

“The Multifaceted Career of Peter Hurd,” James A. Michener Art Museum, April 10, 2018; Roswell Museum and Art Center, June 30, 2018.

“The Roswell Museum’s WPA History,” Roswell Museum and Art Center, October 18, 2017.

“Cowboys and Aliens: Adventures in Curating,” Lake Forest College, April 14, 2016.

“How Extraordinary! Travel, Novelty, and Time in the Permanent Collection,” Shelburne Museum, September 27, 2012.

Media Appearances
Virtual Presentations

“The Community Art Center Project in New Mexico: The New Deal in Action,” Zoom presentation with Aubrey Hobart, Taos Center for the Arts, October 14, 2020.

Television Interviews

Television interview, “Henriette Wyeth,” Colores, New Mexico PBS, Albuquerque, June 9, 2018.

Television interview, “Peter Hurd,” Colores, New Mexico PBS, Albuquerque, June 2, 2018.

Radio Interviews

“Museum Happenings,” Majestic Radio, Roswell, New Mexico, guest speaker, 2014-2018.

Volunteer Experience

Research Volunteer, Colonial Williamsburg, 2019-present

Collections Intern, Mariners Museum, Newport News, VA, 2018-2019

Secretary, American Studies Graduate Student Association, College of William and Mary, 2018

Newsletter Editor, New Mexico Association of Museums, 2017-2018

Southeast Representative, New Mexico Association of Museums, 2013-2015

Skills

Database Programs

TMS

PastPerfect

Proficio

MIMSY

Graphic Design

Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Illustrator

Languages

German: Reading proficiency

Italian: Reading proficiency

French: Reading proficiency

Professional Affiliations

American Alliance of Museums

American Studies Association

Association of Historians of American Art

College Art Association

Association of Print Scholars

The Space Between Society

Virginia Association of Museums