Courtney J. Martin is the Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Dia Art Foundation. Previously, she was an assistant professor in the History of Art and Architecture department at Brown University; assistant professor in the History of Art department at Vanderbilt University; Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley; a fellow at the Getty Research Institute; and a Henry Moore Institute Research Fellow. She also worked in the media, arts, and culture unit of the Ford Foundation in New York. In 2015, she received an Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. She received a doctorate from Yale University.
In 2012, she curated Drop, Roll, Slide, Drip... Frank Bowling’s Poured Paintings 1973- 1978 at Tate Britain. In 2014, she co-curated Minimal Baroque: Post-Minimalism and Contemporary Art at Rønnebæksholm in Denmark. From 2008-2015, she co-led a research project on critic Lawrence Alloway at the Getty Research Institute and is co-editor of Lawrence Alloway: Critic and Curator (Getty Publications, 2015). In 2015, she curated Robert Ryman at Dia. She is the editor of Four Generations: The Joyner Giuffrida Collection of Abstract Art (Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2016).
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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 will convene from January through May 2019. The program includes three weeks of in-session instruction, ... Read More >
The Yale Center for British Art has named Courtney J. Martin (CCL 2019) its Director. Previously the deputy director and chief curator of the Dia Art Foundation, Martin will begin her position in June. Martin earned her doctorate from Yale, writing her dissertation on British art and artists in the 1970s. As a graduate ... Read More >