Assistant Curator and Provenance Specialist
Current MIA Projects
- Curating “Matisse: Masterworks from The Baltimore Museum of Art,“ opening at the MIA in February 2014.
- Developing a proposed exhibition on German Expressionism in Midwest collections.
- Producing an online exhibition, “Jean Clouet and the Birth of the Portrait Miniature,” exploring the historical context behind the MIA's Portrait of Princess Charlotte of France.
- Coordinating the cataloguing of the MIA permanent collection of paintings.
- Project manager, WWII provenance research of the permanent collection
- MA, University of St. Thomas
- BA, College of St. Catherine
Minneapolis Institute of Arts since 2000
Specialty/Area of Interest
Nordic art history, early 20th-century European art, Group of Seven (Canada), Symbolism, Nazi-Era provenance issues, and the history and aesthetics of collecting art
Honors and Professional Associations
CAA, AAM, SASS, AAMC
Selected Exhibitions and Projects
- “The Mourners: Tomb Sculpture from the Court of Burgundy,” 2011
- “Alexander Roslin and the Comtesse d’Egmont Pignatelli,” 2008
- “Calling a Bluff: Ter Brugghen’s The Gamblers,” 2008
- “A Mirror of Nature: Nordic Landscape Painting 1840-1910,” 2007
- “Cupid and Psyche: Neoclassical Visions of Love,” 2006
- “Restoring a Masterwork II: Guercino’s Erminia and the Shepherds,” 2004
- World War II provenance research
- “Edvard Munch's Tragedy," Edvard Munch: Mystery Behind the Canvas, (Bremen: 2011)
- “A French Countess and a Swedish King,” Alexander Roslin and the Comtesse d’Egmont Pignatelli (Minneapolis: 2008)
- “Studie zu Improvisation 5: Die andere Seite der Geschichte,” Wassily Kandinsky: Portrait of a Painting (Munich: 2005)