Jordana Pomeroy

Jordana Pomeroy

The Director of the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University, Jordana Pomeroy received her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College and her Ph.D. from Columbia University. She was previously the Executive Director of the LSU Museum of Art, and affiliate faculty of the Department of Art History at LSU.As the Chief Curator at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C., Pomeroy organized many notable exhibitions. Among these include:An Imperial Collection: Women Artists from the State Hermitage Museum(2003),Italian Women Artists from Renaissance to Baroque(2007), andNordic Cool: Hot Women Designers(2004). Her bookIntrepid Women: Victorian Artists Travel(Ashgate, 2005) was critically well received. Pomeroy has published widely on the subject of British patronage of the arts in the early 19th century and served as a Professorial Lecturer at Georgetown University in the area of museum studies. A member of the inaugural class of the Center for Curatorial Leadership, Pomeroy served as a trustee for the Association of Art Museum Curators. She is currently Louisiana’s state representative for the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries.

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