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Board of Trustees

  

AAMC Board of Trustees

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Executive Officers
Christa Clarke
, Senior Curator, Arts of Global Africa, Newark Museum; President
Graham C. Boettcher,
 Deputy Director and The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art, Birmingham Museum of Art; Vice President, Finance, 
Catherine L. Futter
, Director of Curatorial Affairs, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; Vice President, Communications
Madhuvanti GhoseAlsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art, Art Institute of Chicago; Vice President, Governance & Nominating
Jen Mergel
,
 Independent Curator; Vice President, Programs


Trustees at Large

Paola Antonelli
, Senior Curator, Architecture and Design, and Director, Research and Development, The Museum of Modern Art
Sharon Matt Atkins,
 Director of Curatorial Affairs, Brooklyn Museum
Tobi Bruce, Director, Exhibitions & Collections, & Senior Curator, Art Gallery of Hamilton 

Julian Cox,
Chief Curator and Founding Curator of Photography, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco
Elliot Bostwick Davis, John Moors Cabot Chair, Art of the Americas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Sandra Q. Firmin,
 Director and Chief Curator, Colorado University Art Museum
Alison de Lima Greene, Isabel Brown Wilson Curator, Department of Modern & Contemporary Art,The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Michelle Hargrave
, Deputy Director, New Britain Museum of American Art
Cody Hartley, Senior Director, Collections & Interpretation, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum 

Benjamin M. Hickey, Curator of Collections & Exhibitions, Masur Museum of Art
Michelle Jacques
, Chief Curator, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Soyoung Lee, Curator, Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

C. Griffith Mann
,
Michael David-Weill Curator in Charge, Department of Medieval Art & The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Elizabeth Morrison, Senior Curator of Manuscripts, J. Paul Getty Museum
E. Carmen Ramos, Curator of Latino Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Peter Schertz, Jack & Mary Ann Frable Curator of Ancient Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Anne Collins Smith, Curator of Collections, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

Elizabeth Smith
, Executive Director, The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation
Ann Yonemura,
 Senior Associate Curator of Japanese Art, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution


Emeriti Trustees, ex-officio

Elizabeth W. Easton
, Director and Co-Founder, Center for Curatorial Leadership; Past President, trustee emerita, ex-officio

Carol S. Eliel
, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Past President, trustee emerita, ex-officio
Helen C. EvansMary & Michael Jaharis Curator for Byzantine Art, The Department of Medieval Art & The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Past President, trustee emerita, ex-officio
John B. Koegel
,
Founder and Lawyer, The Koegel Group LLP; Counsel, ex-officio
Emily Ballew Neff
, Executive Director, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art; Past President, trustee emerita, ex-officio
Judith Pineiro
, Executive Director, AAMC & AAMC Foundation; ex-officio

John Ravenal,
Executive Director, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum; Past President, trustee emeritus, ex-officio
George T.M. Shackelford, Deputy Director, Kimbell Art Museum; Past President, trustee emeritus, ex-officio
Gary Tinterow
Director, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Past President, trustee emeritus, ex-officio


Staff

Judith Pineiro
Executive Director
judith.pineiro@artcurators.org

Judith Pineiro joined the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) as Executive Director in January 2014. Since 2012, she had been an External Affairs consultant for global clients, such as Art in General, Louise Blouin Media, The Laundromat Project, Museum of Arts and Design and ArtforMe/Cape Town.

Before starting her independent consulting work, Judith was Director - Affordable Art Fair U.S.; Associate Development Director, Institutional Advancement at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD); and Account Manager - Museum Services Department at Christie’s. She began her career in the decorative arts field at galleries in New York and Los Angeles. 

Judith holds an MA in Art History with a certificate in Curatorial Studies; BA in Art History; and BA in Journalism/Mass Media;  all from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She is a member of the American Alliance of Museums, ArtTable, Council of Protocol Executives, and Women in Development. Judith also has served as a visual arts re-grant panelist for two years with the Brooklyn Arts Council, and currently serves on ArtTable’s Professional Development and Membership Committees.

 

Hannah Teskey
Programs Coordinator
h.teskey@artcurators.org

 

Ginny Duncan
Assistant
g.duncan@artcurators.org

 

Committees & Task Forces

The seven active Committees and two Task Forces rely on the committed participation of members to achieve the AAMC's mission and strategic goals for the year. The AAMC President appoints Committee chairs in consultation with the Executive Director and the Executive Committee. Once selected, the Committee chairs recruit committee members who possess an area of expertise appropriate to the focus of the committee's work. The Executive Committee and the Finance, Fundraising and Audit Committee are staffed by the Board of Trustees whereas the following six are drawn from the full membership of the AAMC.


Additionally, ad hoc committees can be created by the Executive Committee and/or Board of Directors in order to oversee a special project that has a specific timeline. Committees are instrumental to AAMC governance and growth of ideas. They manage ongoing projects and may introduce initiatives that will strengthen the position of the AAMC. The board is, however, the final supervisor of each committee’s activities.


List of Committees & Task Forces
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