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July 13, 2021

Announcing CCL’s Eighth Annual Seminar in Curatorial Practice Cohort

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the 2021 cohort of doctoral students selected for the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. With the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, ...

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Nov. 24, 2020

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2021 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the fourteenth cohort of curators participating in its annual Fellowship. Following a record number of applications, the review process continued to prove highly competitive. Twelve ...

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The 2020 Center for Curatorial Leadership Fellows. Top row from left: Ian Alteveer, Esther Bell, Connie Butler, Kristen Collins, Anne Ellgood, Turry Flucker. Bottom row from left: Silvia Forni, Aimée Froom, Madhuvanti Ghose, Anna Marley, Asma Naeem, Maurita Poole.

Nov. 7, 2019

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2020 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the thirteenth cohort of curators participating in its annual Fellowship. Following a rigorous and competitive review process, twelve curators were selected based on their demonstrated curatorial ...

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June 10, 2019

CCL Announces 2019 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar Students

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the sixteen art history doctoral students selected for the sixth annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice.  Joining from fifteen universities—six of which are sending ...

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Nov. 1, 2018

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2019 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has selected twelve curators for participation in the 2019 class of its annual Fellowship. Following the organization’s most competitive review process to date, the cohort chosen for the program ...

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Oct. 17, 2018

Elizabeth W. Easton Awarded the Wilbur Cross Medal

Elizabeth (Buffy) Easton, Director and Co-founder of the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL), has been awarded the Wilbur Cross Medal—the highest honor accorded to alumni of Yale University's Graduate School. The award recognizes Easton's contributions as an art ...

Seminar Advancement

2021-01-07

Akili Tommasino (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) named Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has named Akili Tommasino (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2014) Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art! Most recently, Akili served as Associate Curator in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Prior to joining the MFA, Akili served as Curatorial Assistant in the ... Read More >

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2020-11-24

Center for Curatorial Leadership Announces 2021 Fellows

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the fourteenth cohort of curators participating in its annual Fellowship. Following a record number of applications, the review process continued to prove highly competitive. Twelve curators were selected based on their exceptional curatorial achievements, demonstrated innovative thinking, and commitment to ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2020-10-27

Clare Kobasa (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2019) Named Assistant Curator at the Saint Louis Art Museum

Clare Kobasa (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2019) has been named Assistant Curator at the Saint Louis Art Museum.  Kobasa participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2019, and she holds a PhD from Columbia Univerisity. Most recently, Kobasa completed a two-year appointment as the Suzanne Andrée Curatorial Fellow in Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2020-08-25

Zoë Ryan (CCL 2014) named Daniel W. Dietrich, II Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania

Zoë Ryan (CCL 2014) has been named Daniel W. Dietrich, II Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania.  Zoë will join the ICA in November following 14 years at the Art Institute of Chicago, most recently serving as the John H. Bryan Chair and Curator of Architecture and Design. A curator ... Read More >

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2020-07-02

Announcing CCL’s Seventh Annual Seminar in Curatorial Practice Cohort

The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the seventh annual class of the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. Full bios for the fourteen doctoral students in this year’s cohort linked here. Since 2014 and with the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CCL has provided ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2020-03-16

Ryan N. Dennis (CCL 2019) named Chief Curator and Artistic Director of the Mississippi Museum of Art's Center for Art and Public Exchange

Ryan N. Dennis (CCL 2019) has been named named Chief Curator and Artistic Director of the Mississippi Museum of Art's Center for Art and Public Exchange (CAPE).  Since 2017, Ryan has served as the Curator and Programs Director of Project Row Houses (PRH) in Houston, Texas. She joined Project Row Houses in ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2020-02-27

William Keyse Rudolph (CCL 2017) Named Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

William Keyse Rudolph (CCL 2017) has been named Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Rudolph joins the Nelson-Atkins from the San Antonio Museum of Art, where he served as the co-interim director and the Andrew W. Mellon Chief Curator and Marie and Hugh Halff Curator ... Read More >

Seminar Advancement

2020-02-18

Anni Pullagura (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2018) Named Curatorial Assistant at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Anni Pullagura (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2018) has been named Curatorial Assistant at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. Pullagura participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2018 and is a PhD candidate in American Studies and an MA candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at Brown ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2020-01-27

René Morales (CCL 2019) Named Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator of The Pérez Art Museum Miami

René Morales (CCL 2019) has been named Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Curator of the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), where he has been a member of the curatorial staff since 2005.  During his tenure at PAMM, Morales has curated over 50 exhibitions. Recent curatorial projects include Christo and Jeanne-Claude: ... Read More >

Core Advancement

2020-01-27

Elyse A. Gonzales (CCL 2017) Appointed Director of the Recently-Opened Ruby City in San Antonio

Elyse A. Gonzales (CCL 2017) has been named Director of Ruby City, the contemporary art center that opened in October 2019. Ruby City houses the collection of the late artist and philanthropist Linda Pace in a David Adjaye-designed building in San Antonio, Texas. Gonzales joins Ruby City from the University ... Read More >