Ruth Erickson

Ruth Erickson

Program

CCL Class of 2022

Institution

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Title

Mannion Family Curator

Institution at time of Fellowship

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Ruth Erickson is the Mannion Family Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, where she has curated solo exhibitions with artists Kevin Beasley, Mark Dion, Wangechi Mutu, Tschabalala Self, and Vivian Suter, as well as traveling group exhibitions on Black Mountain College and another on contemporary art and migration. Her forthcoming projects include a group exhibition titled “A Place for Me: Figurative Painting Now” that registers the current wave of portraiture among artists of her generation as well as “To Begin Again: Artists and Childhood” an international and intergenerational survey of artists who have derived inspiration from childhood. At the ICA/Boston, she oversees the permanent collection and had led a comprehensive review of acquisitions through the lens of diversity and equity. She has edited and contributed to multiple exhibition catalogues, including Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957, and presented and published her work widely, in venues from Jeu de Paume, Paris, the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, to Art in America and Framework. She received a BA in Art History from Carleton College and an MA and PhD in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania, and regularly serves as a visiting critic, most recently at Maine College of Art and Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

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