Susan Cross is Senior Curator of Visual Arts at MASS MoCA, where she has organized major exhibitions, commissions, and performances by Alex Da Corte, Liz Deschenes, Spencer Finch, Katharina Grosse, Allison Janae Hamilton (co-curated with Larry Ossei-Mensah), Steffani Jemison, Guillaume Leblon, Liz Glynn, Richard Nonas, and Simon Starling, among others. She recently curated solo exhibitions of artists Cauleen Smith and Marcos Ramiírez (ERRE) and is currently working with South African sculptor Ledelle Moe and Puerto Rico-based artist Gamaliel Rodriguez. Group exhibitions include The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night (2018), In the Abstract (2017), The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor(2014), Invisible Cities (2012), and The Workers (2011), co-curated with Carla Herrera-Prats. Cross edited the first monographs on Da Corte, Crowner, Finch, and Glynn and is the co-editor of Sol LeWitt: 100 Views. Previously, she was a curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. She has been a visiting lecturer in the art department at Williams College and serves on the board of the Williamstown Art Conservation Center and on the advisory board of the Journal of the Archives of American Art, Washington, DC. She received an MA from Williams College.
Dennis Carr (CCL 2019) has been named Chief Curator of American Art at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens! Carr will join The Huntington from the MFA Boston, where he has served as the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture since 2007. While at the ... Read More >
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 >
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 >
Johanna Burton (CCL 2019) has been named Executive Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles! Since 2019, Burton has been the executive director of the Wexner Center for the Arts. Previously, she served as the Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement at the New ... Read More >
René Morales (CCL 2019) has been named Chief Curator of the MCA Chicago! René is currently the director of curatorial affairs and chief curator at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). During his tenure at PAMM, Morales has curated over 50 exhibitions. Curatorial projects include Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Surrounded Islands, 1980–83 (2018), Dara Friedman: Perfect ... Read More >
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 >
This January, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) welcomed its twelfth class of Fellows to New York City for the beginning of their five-month Fellowship. Over the two-week intensive, they received instruction from Columbia Business School professors and met with leaders in the field, delving into different approaches to leadership ... Read More >