Selected Exhibitions
Directorial oversight 

 

IDENTIFY Performance Series: 2013 – present: Jeffrey Gibson, Lee Mingwei, Sandy Huckleberry; Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz; Sheldon Scott; María Magdalena Campos-Pons; J.J. McCracken; James Luna; Martha McDonald; Wilmer Wilson.

Curated by D. Moss & program manager K. Black

 

One Life Series: Martin Luther King; Jr.; Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee; Dolores Huerta; Babe Ruth; Sylvia Plath; One Year: 1968; Marian Anderson

Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence

Spring 2019 (catalogue / forward). Curated by Kate Clarke Lemay

Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today

Fall 2019 (book / forward). Curated by Brandon Brame Fortune.

Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now.

Spring 2018 (catalogue / forward). Curated by A. Naeem.

 

Unseen. Our History in a New Light: Ken Gonzales-Day & Titus Kaphar.

Spring 2018. Curated by T. Caragol & A. Naeem.

 

The Sweat of their Face: Portraying American Workers. 

Fall 2017 (catalogue  / forward). Curated by D. Moss & D. Ward

 

The Face of Battle: Americans at War 911 to Now:

Spring 2017. Curated by T. Caragol, D. Moss, D. Ward. 

 

Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait:

Fall 2017. Curated by A. Naeem

 

Dark Fields of the Republic: Alexander Gardner Photographs, 1859-1872

Fall 2015. Curated by D. Ward

 

Elaine de Kooning: Portraits

Spring 2016 (catalogue / forward). Curated by B.Brame Fortune

 

Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction

Summer 2014 (catalogue / forward). Curated by B.Brame Fortune, W. Wick Reaves, D. Ward.

 

Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits

2014 (two consecutive exhibitions marking a gift of 107 portraits).

Curated by A. Shumard

 

Out of Many, One.

6-acre landscape portrait from Cuban American urban artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada temporarily placed on the National Mall October 1 through October 31, 2014.

 

American Cool

Spring 2014 (catalogue / forward). Curated by Joel Dinerstein & Frank Goodyear III

 

Curator

Dutch Utopia: American Artists in Holland 1880-1914

Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, 2009 – 2011. Toured to four venues. (co-curator)

In Full View: American Painting and Sculpture 1720-2005
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Spring 2005

The Chemistry of Color: The Harold A. and Ann R. Sorgenti Collection of Contemporary African-American Art
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Spring 2005. Toured to six venues. (catalogue author)

Light, Line and Color: American Works on Paper 1765-2005
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Summer 2005

Radicals and Conservatives: Abstraction 1945 to the Present
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Spring 2004

Layers of Meaning: Collage and Abstraction in the late 20th Century
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Spring 2003

Touring exhibition curatorial liaison

Betye Saar: Extending the Frozen Moment
Organizing institution: University of Michigan Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Summer/Fall 2006.

Edwin W. Dickinson: Dreams and Realities
Organizing institution: Buffalo Art Museum, Buffalo
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Fall/Winter 2003.

American Modern, 1925-1940: Design for a New Age
Organizing institution: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Spring 2002.

Restructured Reality: The 1930s Paintings of Francis Criss
Organizing institution: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Spring 2002.

American Sublime: Epic Landscape of Our Nation, 1820-1880
Organizing institution: TATE Britain, London
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Summer 2002.

Power and Glory: Portraits from the Uffizi
Organizing institution: Uffizi, Florence
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: Fall 2001.