Alumni News - October 2013

MA 1998
Julia Gorzka Freeman has been appointed development officer at the Tampa Museum of Art.

MA 2004
Jennifer Scanlan left the Museum of Arts and Design in January and is curating three exhibitions scheduled in 2014.  Her exhibition of lighting design in glass for the new gallery at UrbanGlass in Brooklyn will open in the spring. “Back to Eden: Contemporary Artists Explore the Garden”  is scheduled for June at the Museum of Biblical Art in New York City,  and an exhibition of Sasha Stoyanov, an Israeli tapestry artist,  is scheduled for the fall at 108 Contemporary, a center for contemporary craft in Tulsa. 

PhD 2010
Michelle Finamore is curator of fashion arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her latest exhibition, which runs through May 26, 2014, is “Think Pink” which explores the history and changing meanings of the color as its popularity ebbed and flowed in fashion and visual culture from the 18th century to the present day.

MA 2011
Luke Baker writes about and organizes exhibitions on art, design, and visual and material culture. Since entering the BGC in 2008, his articles have been published in the Magazine Antiques, Modern magazine, Metalsmith, The Studio Potter, Artpapers, Outpost Journal, and the Museum of Modern Art's blog, Inside/Out.   He is currently on the curatorial staff in the department of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art.

MA 2011
Christian Larsen
is a curator at the Wolfsonian-Florida International University, where his focus is on Latin American material culture, with an emphasis on Brazil. He is currently working on his PhD at the BGC. 


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