Victoria Sancho Lobis is Prince Trust Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings at The Art Institute of Chicago. She joined the curatorial staff of the Art Institute in 2013 as Prince Trust Associate Curator and served as Interim Chair of the Department of Prints and Drawings from April 2016 through May of 2017.
In addition to developing the Art Institute’s permanent collection in the field of Dutch and Flemish prints and drawings, Lobis has contributed to an institution-wide effort to enhance the representation of colonial Latin American art. Her exhibition and publication subjects include old master European prints and drawings; baroque, modern, and contemporary Latin American paintings and works on paper; and modern and contemporary American prints and drawings.
Prior to her time at the Art Institute, Lobis worked for four years as the inaugural curator of the print collection at the University of San Diego and previously served as Exhibition Coordinator at the Americas Society. She has also held internships and fellowships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the J. Paul Getty Museum. She received her B.A. from Yale College, her M.A. from Williams College, and her Ph.D. from Columbia University.
Highlights from the two-week January intensive of the Center for Curatorial Leadership annual leadership program This January, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) welcomed its eleventh class of Fellows for a two-week leadership intensive in New York City. A group of twelve curators from institutions across the United States convened ... Read More >
The 2018 Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) Fellowship concluded this May with a weeklong intensive in Houston, Texas. Over the course of the final convening, the Fellows expanded on their lessons from the five-month period of the program and explored various models of museum leadership. Through Houston’s rich cultural landscape ... Read More >
Twelve Curators Selected for 2018 Leadership Training Program The Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) has selected twelve curators to participate in its annual fellowship program for 2018. The incoming class of Fellows will join the organization in New York City in January for an initial two weeks of instruction, followed ... Read More >
Congratulations to Nora Burnett Abrams (CCL 2018) on her appointment to the Mark G. Falcone Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver! Most recently the Ellen Bruss Curator and Director of Planning, Abrams has been at the MCA Denver since 2010. She has curated 0ver 30 exhibitions while at the museum, including Tara ... Read More >