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SVA BFA Fine Arts

Barbara Bloemink


International Residency Director, Art & Museum Consultant, Adjunct Curator, Writer, Critic. Former Executive Director & Chief Curator of 5 Art Museums.

Organized over 70 museum exhibitions of international Contemporary Art in all media. Museums included: the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum, The Lenbachhaus, The Smithsonian National Design Museum, The National Design Museum of Israel, The Walker, the Kemper Museum, the Virginia Contemporary Art Museum, The Boston Museum of Contemporary Art, The Mint Museum, The Craft Museum, the United Nations, etc.

Education: Ph.D.,Yale University; M. Phil, Yale University; M. A. ,Institute of Fine Arts; B.:A., Stanford University

Books: “Element 47 : Theaster Gates, Angel Otero, Michelle Grabner, Jose Lerma” (2014) “Sublime Melancholy: Daniel Beltra” (2013); “Contemporary Art in Age of Anxiety,” (2011); “Dress Codes” (2009); “The Color of Nature” (2009); “Eden, Babylon, Our Venice: Prospect 1, New Orleans” (ioo8); Design± Art: Donald Judd to Rachel Whitread” (2004); “Cartoon to Contemporary: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation” (2007); “Design for the Other 90%” (2006);” Michael Lucero” (1996); Florine Stettheimer: Her Life & Art,” (1995), (and numerous essays and catalogs)

Other: Board of Directors, BAU Foundation