Faculty looking aside.
Curator, writer, editor
BFA Fine Arts


BA, MA, University of Michigan; M.Phil., CUNY Graduate Center


Professional experience includes

Editor: Sculpture magazine, Glass: The UrbanGlass Quarterly, Metalsmith; curator: Detroit Institute of Arts, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 


Curatorial projects include

“Natural Wonders: The Sublime in Contemporary Art,” Brandywine River Museum of Art; “Uneasy Beauty: Discomfort in Contemporary Adornment,” Fuller Craft Museum; “Case Studies: Art in a Valise” and "Wonder Women: Idols in Contemporary Art," Katonah Museum of Art; "Playtime: Toys for Adults," Brookfield Craft Center; "Divine Flesh: Contemporary Goddess Imagery," Artopia; "Elie Nadelman: Classical Folk," McNay Art Museum and Frick Pittsburgh; "A Disarming Beauty: The Venus de Milo in 20th-Century Art," Dalí Museum; "Romancing the Brain," Pittsburgh Center for the Arts; “Seductive Matter,” Corcoran Gallery of Art and Rice University Art Gallery



Loaded: Guns in Contemporary Art; On Body and Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulets; Natural Wonders: The Sublime in Contemporary Art; Michele Oka Doner: Natural Selection; Elie Nadelman: Classical Folk


Publications include

The New York Times Book Review, Utne Reader, ARTnews, Art & Antiques, Sculpture