Curatorial Projects

Exhibitions Organized:

Deadeye Dick: Richard Bellamy and his Circle
Peter Freeman Gallery, New York, NY, 2017

Cool Man in a Golden Age: Alfred Leslie’s Films, Books, and Installations, 1957-2009
Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, 2009

Comicology: the New Magical Real
Slought Foundation, Philadelphia, 2005
Co-curated with Gabriel Greenberg

Jules Olitski, An Inside View: A Survey of Prints, 1954-2007
Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro VT, 2008
Itinerary: the Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina; Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, George Washington University; The Butler Institute of American Art, and The Everson Museum of Art.

Picturing the Modern Amazon: The Hypermuscular Woman
The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, 2000
Co-curated with Joanna Frueh and Laurie Fierstein; catalog available here.

The Likeness of Being: Contemporary Self-Portraits by Sixty Women
DC Moore Gallery, New York, 2000

Jacob Landau: Old Man Mad About Drawing
Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, 1996

I Tell My Heart: The Art of Horace Pippin
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1994-5
First major retrospective of this self-taught American artist since 1946.
Itinerary: Baltimore Museum of Art, Chicago Art Institute, Cincinnati Art Museum,
Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Figurative Fifties: New York Figurative Expressionism
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1988-9
Co-curated with Paul Schimmel.
Itinerary: Newport Harbor; McNay Museum, San Antonio.

Red Grooms: A Retrospective 1956-1984
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1985-86
First major retrospective included 170 paintings, sculpture and prints.
Itinerary: Denver Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Tennessee
State Museum, Nashville, Whitney Museum of American Art.

Collections Curated:

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Adjunct Curator, 1994-2012

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Curator, 1985-1994
For the Academy’s Morris Gallery of Contemporary Art, organized over 90 individual
and group exhibitions of contemporary art, including: Tom Butter, Louise Fishman, Mike
Glier, David Hannah, Nancy Hellebrand, Lois Lane, Ray Metzker, Pepon Osorio, Judy Pfaff,
Jody Pinto, Judith Joy Ross, Raymond Saunders, Joyce Scott, Judith Shea, and Toshiko

The Linda Lee Alter Collection of American Women Artists, Philadelphia
Curatorial Advisor, 1994-1997
Collection donated to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2010