Nina Stritzler-Levine is the former director of Bard Graduate Center Gallery where she also served as director of curatorial affairs and head of Gallery publications. She works in the fields of modern and contemporary architecture and design, and curatorial theory and practice with a particular focus on alternative modernisms, gender, class and sexuality and the intersections of architecture and contemporary art. Many of her exhibitions and publications have received critical acclaim including Eileen Gray, Artek and the Aaltos, Sheila Hicks: Weaving as Metaphor, and Josef Frank: An Alternative Vision of the Modern Home. She was also co-director of the groundbreaking project Waterweavers: The River in Colombian Art, Craft and Design that questioned conventional art classifications and was curator of the exhibition Steven Holl: Making Architecture organized by the Dorsky Museum. Currently she is working on an alternative history of the Department of Architecture at MoMA.