|2012–2016||PhD, Art History, City University of New York Graduate Center, New York (Oct 2016)
Key topics: Contemporary art, socially engaged art, political art, performance, public art, German and U.S. art
Certificate in American Studies
|2008–2012||MPhil, Art History, City University of New York Graduate Center, New York (Dec 2012)
Specialization in Modern and Contemporary Art, minor in Photography
|2001–2005||BA, Art History, French Language and Literature, University of Colorado, Boulder|
|2003–2004||Study Abroad, Université Paul Valéry Montpellier III, Montpellier, France|
|2018||Sally Webster with Carlo Diego, Cara Jordan, Leonidas, Lauren Ritz, David Schwittek, and Bruce Weber, “A Digital Reconstruction of the Lenox Library Picture Gallery: Re-envisioning a Lost New York Legacy,” Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide 17, no. 2 (Autumn 2018).|
|Peter Halley Paintings of the 1980s: The Catalogue Raisonné (Zurich: JRP|Ringier, forthcoming 2018). (Primary Author)
|“Public Art Symposium: New Ways of Thinking and Working,”
Journal of Curatorial Studies 7, no. 1 (Feb 2018).
|“Inside Beuys, Andres Veiel’s New Documentary on the German Artist,”
FIELD: A Journal of Socially Engaged Art Criticism, no. 8 (Winter 2018).
|2017||“Directing Energy: Gordon Matta-Clark’s Pursuit of Social Sculpture,” Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect, edited by Antonio Sergio Bessa and Jessamyn Fiore, exh. cat., Bronx Museum of the Arts (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017), 36–63.|
|2016||“Appealing for an Alternative: Ecology and Environmentalism in Joseph Beuys’ Projects of Social Sculpture,” Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics 15 (September 2016). http://www.seismopolite.com/|
|2015||“Teaching Art and Race: Bridging Gaps in the Global Survey Course,” Art History Teaching Resources, published 13 March 2015, http://arthistoryteachingresources.org/.|
|2014||“The Plagiarism Chronicles,” Art History Teaching Resources, published 23 March 2014, http://arthistoryteachingresources.org/.|
|2013||“The Evolution of Social Sculpture in the United States: Joseph Beuys and the Work of Suzanne Lacy and Rick Lowe,” Public Art Dialogue 3, no. 2 (Fall 2013): pp. 144-167.|
SELECTED FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
|2015||Advanced Research Collaborative, American Studies Archival Research Grant|
|2014–2015||Dissertation Year Fellowship, CUNY|
|2014||Advanced Research Collaborative, Afro-American Studies Archival Research Grant|
|2014||Graduate Teaching Fellowship, CUNY|
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
|Sept 2017–Present||Provost’s Fellow in the Arts / Assistant to the Director, Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center, New York
Assisting with the organization of academic events, including workshops and symposia, and contemporary art exhibitions.
|Jun 2015–Present||Freelance Editor, New York and Berlin
Selected clients include Bertelsmann Stiftung, Christian Philipp Müller, Swiss Art Awards, and PhD candidates at the University of Ghent and Universität Göttingen.
|Sept 2013–June 2015||Public Programs Assistant, CUNY Graduate Center, New York
Assisted with the conception and production of academic panels, concerts, screenings and university-sponsored events.
|Jan 2013–Sept 2013||Studio Coordinator, Peter Halley Studio, New York
Managed daily studio operations including organizing exhibitions, keeping digital archives, and collaborating with five staff members.
|May 2011–Jan 2013||Studio Administrator, Luca Buvoli Studio, New York
Managed studio administration including exhibition coordination, developing a digital archive, web design, and project research.
|Oct 2006–Aug 2008||Executive Coordinator, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York
Directed the operation of the Executive Director’s office, served as secretary to the Board of Trustees, and orchestrated Museum events.
|2018||Writing Workshop Instructor, Artist in the Marketplace Program, Bronx, New York|
|2017||Adjunct Assistant Professor, CUNY City College of New York, New York|
|2014–2015||Adjunct Lecturer, CUNY City College of New York, New York|
|2013||Adjunct Lecturer, CUNY Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, New York|
|2011–2012||Teaching Assistant, CUNY Hunter College, New York|
SELECTED EDITORIAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
|Jan 2013–Present||Editor, Peter Halley Paintings of the 1980s: The Catalogue Raisonné
Researching provenance, exhibition history, bibliographic citations, and confirming the details on approximately 186 paintings by Peter Halley.
|2017–Present||Copyeditor, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide Journal|
|2015–Present||Peer Reviewer, Public Art Dialogue|
|2013–Present||Archivist and Editor, Peter Halley Studio
Writing and editing interviews, essays, web publications, and press releases; coordinated content, image permissions, editors, and design for exhibition catalogues, artist publications, and books.
|2012–2013||Editorial Review Panel, Frame Journal, an online student publication of the CUNY Graduate Center Art History department.|
|2009–2010||Research Assistant, Professor Harriet Senie, CUNY Graduate Center, New York|
SELECTED CONFERENCES AND LECTURES
|2017||“Joseph Beuys’s Memorial to the Future,” Public Art: New Ways of Thinking and Working, Department of Visual Art and Art History, York University, Toronto, 20 May.|
|2016||“Open to Interpretation: The Resonance of Social Sculpture in the United States,” invited lecture at Zeppelin Universität, Friedrichshafen, “From Social Sculpture to Art Related Action,” 29 October.|
|“Joseph Beuys: Social Sculpture As An Alternative To Cold War Ideologies,” Universidad de Barcelona, “Cold Atlantic. Cultural War, Dissident Artistic Practices, Networks and Contact Zones at the Time of the Iron Curtain,” 9 September.|
|“Joseph Beuys and Feminism in the United States, Social Sculpture vs. Consciousness-Raising,” in the panel “Social Sculpture after Beuys: A Critical Reevaluation,” College Art Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 6 February.|
|“Joseph Beuys and Social Sculpture,” guest lecture at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 4 February.|
|2015||“The Legacy of Joseph Beuys: Social Sculpture in the United States, 1970–1990” invited lecture, Decad, Berlin, 28 November.|
|2014||“Joseph Beuys and Social Sculpture in the United States: Rick Lowe and Ongoing Residency,” Concordia University, Montreal, “Singulier Pluriel: Collectivity, Community, Engagement,” 8 March.|
|2012||“The Evolution of Social Sculpture in the United States: Joseph Beuys and the Work of Suzanne Lacy and Rick Lowe,” University of California at Santa Barbara, “Artist as Community,” 28 April.|
SELECTED CURATORIAL PROJECTS
|2012||Laura Chipley, Nathan Kensinger, and Sarah Nelson Wright, The Newtown Creek Armada, environmental public art project, Brooklyn, NY, September.|
|2011||Nick Yulman, No Bills: Stories and Songs of North Brooklyn, neighborhood oral history public art project, Brooklyn, NY, July–October.|
|2010||Amanda Browder, Future Phenomena, feminist public art project, Brooklyn, NY, 19–20 June.|
|Association of Art Editors (AAE)
Catalogue Raisonné Scholars Association (CRSA)
College Art Association (CAA)
European Postwar and Contemporary Art Forum (EPCAF)
|Historians of German, Scandinavian and Central European Art (HGSCEA)
Public Art Dialogue (PAD)
|Languages||English (native), French (excellent command, C2), German (good command, C1), Spanish (conversational, A2)|