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EMPLOYMENT

 

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Senior Museum Writer and Communications Officer,

Editorial and Graphic Design Department, 2008-present

Senior Communications Officer, Development Office, 2001-2008

Associate Manager for Media Relations and Staff Writer,

Marketing and Public Relations Department, 1998-2000

Assistant Manager for Media Relations,

Marketing and Public Relations Department, 1995-1998

Advertising and Promotions Coordinator,

Marketing and Public Relations Department, 1994-1995

Curatorial Assistant, Twentieth-Century Art, 1992-1994

 

Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art

Curator, 1999 to present

 

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Publications Manager, 2000-2001

 

The Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design

Assistant Director for Curatorial Administration, 1994

 

 

EDUCATION

 

The Pennsylvania State University

Doctor of Philosophy, American Studies (student, 2009 to present)

 

The Pennsylvania State University

Master of Arts, American Studies, 1992

 

The Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies, 1985

 

The University of Manchester, Manchester, England

Certificate in European Mass Communications, 1984

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ENRICHMENT

 

The Jewish Theological Seminary, New York

Certificate in Jewish Ceremonial Arts, 2007

 

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati

Certificate in Para-Rabbinics, 1997

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Wimpel! Wrapped Wishes, Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2009-2010 (upcoming)

 

Zoe Cohen: What Was Our Vision. Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2009

 

Hand to Hand: Photographs by Zeva Oelbaum. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2009 (upcoming)

 

(In)finite Place: Elyce Abrams, Paul Oberst, Rebecca Rutstein. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2008

 

"You People": Phil Blank. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2008

 

A Kiss for the Mezuzah (Candy Depew, Jeanne Jaffe, Isaac Lin, Virgil Marti, Stuart Netsky, Norm Paris, Bruce Pollock, Isaac Resnikoff, and Shelley Spector). Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2007-2008

 

Andrea Stern: Inheritance. Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2005-2006

 

Earthheavenhaveneden: Paintings by Kathryn Frund. Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2005

 

Jonathan Adler, Re:form. Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2004-2005

 

Responsa: Eileen Neff, Jennie Shanker, and Richard Torchia. Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2004

 

Cary Leibowitz, Assimilatiana: Conscious Consciousness. Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2003-2004

 

The Plotz Retrospective. Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2003

 

Shelley Spector: Mamaloshen means Mother Tongue. Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2002

 

Pure: Eight Philadelphia Painters (Steven Baris, Charles Burwell, Barry Goldberg, Neysa Grassi, Alice Oh, Bruce Pollock, Marc Salz, and Anne Seidman). Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2002

 

Robin Miller: Babel. Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2001

 

Doubly Concealed: Paintings by Esther Solondz. Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2000

 

Drawing Sounds: An Installation by William Anastasi in Honor of John Cage. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1993 (co-organizer)

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

P. Timothy Gierschick II: Patch and Plot, exhibition brochure. Philadelphia: Tiger Strikes Asteroid Gallery, 2009.

 

"Virgil Marti's Pouf." Philadelphia Home, fall 2009

 

Zeva Oelbaum: Hand to Hand, exhibition brochure. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2009

 

"The Dufala Brothers: Hammer with Oversized Handle." Philadelphia Home, spring 2009

 

Annual Report. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2002-2008

 

Developments (quarterly magazine). Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2001-present

 

"Seeing Is Believing: The Stained-Glass Art of Judith Schaechter." Philadelphia Home, winter 2008

 

Deirdre Murphy: Artifice, catalogue essay. Philadelphia: Bridgette Mayer Gallery, 2008

 

"You People": Phil Blank, exhibition brochure. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2008

 

A Kiss for the Mezuzah, exhibition catalogue. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2007

 

Rebecca Rutstein: Abyss, catalogue essay. Philadelphia: Bridgette Mayer Gallery, 2007

 

Jim Houser: THIS BEATING HEART ACTS AS A TIMER, exhibition brochure. Philadelphia: Painted Bride Art Center, 2007

 

"Jonathan Adler: The Making of a (New) Modern Master." Modernism Magazine, fall 2005

 

Shelley Spector: I Am on Your Shoulders, exhibition brochure. Philadelphia: Painted Bride Art Center, 2005

 

Jonathan Adler, Re:form, exhibition brochure. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, 2004

 

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Home of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Philadelphia: Regional Performing Arts Center, 2001 (contributing editor)

 

Annual Report, 1999. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2000 (primary author)

 

Official Guide to the Exhibition, Van Gogh: Face to Face. Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Museum of Art, October 2000

 

"Subtle Master: The Arts of Hon'ami Koetsu." Veranda Magazine, September 2000

 

"The Splendor of 18th-Century Rome." The Magazine Antiques, April 2000

 

An Exuberant Bounty of Art by African Americans. Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Tribune and Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2000

 

Philadelphia Museum of Art: Our Future Together; Long Range Plan. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1999 (contributing editor and coordinator)

 

Official Guide to the Exhibition, Delacroix: The Late Work. Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1999

 

Guide to the Exhibition, Goya: Another Look. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art and NBC 10 WCAU, 1999

 

"Goya: First Painter to the Spanish Court." USA Today Magazine, May 1999

 

"What With You," poem. Philadelphia: The Plum Review, 1996

 

Jean-Frédéric Schnyder: Paintings, catalogue essay. Philadelphia: The Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design, 1994

 

The Drawings of Willie Wayne Young, exhibition brochure. Philadelphia: The Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design, 1994

 

The Human Figure, 1850-1950: Selections from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, catalogue entries. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1994

 

 

 

ONLINE ARTICLES

 

"Kiss Them for Me, Siouxsie." ArtJaw.com, 2006

 

"Cary Leibowitz's Assimilatiana: Conscious Consciousness" (a conversation with Jennifer Zarro). InLiquid.com, 2004

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