Toby Jurovics

Toby Jurovics

Class

CCL Class of 2011

Institution

Joslyn Art Museum

Title

Chief Curator and Holland Curator of American Western Art

Institution at time of Fellowship

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Mentors

Hugh Davies, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Brian Ferriso, Portland Art Museum

Toby Jurovics is the Chief Curator and Holland Curator of American Western Art at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. Prior to joining the Joslyn, Mr. Jurovics was a curator of photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Princeton University Art Museum. This past spring, he organized the first major retrospective on Timothy H. O’Sullivan in three decades, Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O’Sullivan and has organized numerous exhibitions by contemporary artists, including Robert Adams, Lewis Baltz, Barbara Bosworth, John Gossage, Emmet Gowin, and Edward Ranney. He has lectured widely on American landscape photography, and is the author of essays on Thomas Joshua Cooper, John Gossage, Emmet Gowin and the New Topographics. A dedicated champion of mid-career and emerging artists, he has endeavored to create exhibitions and programs that reach both popular and academic audiences while engaging vital contemporary issues. Mr. Jurovics holds a B.A. in art history and English from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and an M.A. in art history from the University of Delaware.