Since the conclusion of the CCL program in May 2014, Aimee Marcereau DeGalan has assumed a greater leadership role at the Dayton Art Institute with complete oversight of the curatorial division. She is in the process of adding several new positions to the curatorial team and working with education staff to develop an interpretive plan for the permanent collections. Within her own department, she is actively developing a collections management strategy. A member of the leadership committee of the museum, and regular board meeting attendee, she is engaged in strategic discussions at both the board and executive committee level. Balancing administration with curatorial responsibilities, Aimee maintains an ambitious exhibition cycle and recently curated the second highest attended exhibition at the museum in the last five years. Her on-going and forthcoming research projects include work on Sebastiano Ricci, Joshua Reynolds, Mary Linwood and Grandma Moses, and Op Art in Ohio; for many of which she is writing grants to help realize.
“The CCL program provided the framework to navigate some of the very real issues a mid-sized museum faces, and the courage and strategy to tackle them head on.”
Eva Respini began as the Barbara Lee Chief Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) in March 2015. Since then, she has been mounting an ambitious program of temporary exhibitions alongside installations drawn from the ICA’s growing permanent collection. Respini’s current exhibition, First Light: A Decade of Collecting ... Read More >
Zoë Ryan joined the Art Institute of Chicago in 2006 as the inaugural Neville Bryan Curator of Design, and in 2011 was named chair of the Department of Architecture and Design. Ryan’s tenure marked an expanded scope for the museum and its collection with the introduction of design to the ... Read More >
Aimee Marcereau DeGalan (CCL 2014) has been appointed as the Louis L. and Adelaide C. Ward Senior Curator of European Arts at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Aimee participated in the CCL fellowship while serving as the Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at The Dayton Art Institute; shortly thereafter, she was named ... Read More >
Catherine Futter (CCL 2014) has been named Senior Curator of Decorative Arts at the Brooklyn Museum. Futter joins the Brooklyn Museum from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art where she has been a member of the curatorial staff since 2002, first as the Helen Jane and R. Hugh “Pat” Uhlmann Curator ... Read More >
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 >
The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) named its 2014 class of Fellows, recognizing twelve art museum curators with a track record of exceptional work and the potential for even more significant contributions as future leaders in the field. This is the seventh class of CCL Fellows and the largest to date with individuals ... Read More >