Visiting Curator Lecture: Kristen Hileman
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
12:20 PM-2:00 PM
The Art and Art History Department presents a lecture by curator Kristen Hileman. This lecture will occur during Professor Jen Blazina's Screenprint 2 class.
Baltimore-based independent curator and curator-in-residence at The Delaware
Contemporary Kristen Hileman spent nearly two decades working in museums,
first as a curator at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
in Washington, DC and more recently as the Head of the Contemporary
Department at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Her monographic exhibitions
brought new attention to important female artists Anne Truitt, Maren Hassinger
and Jo Smail, and she has realized major commissions with Theresa Chromati,
Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley, Sarah Oppenheimer, Tomás Saraceno
and others. Additionally, Hileman has organized exhibitions of the works of
John Baldessari, Cai Guo-Qiang, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Lizzie Fitch/Ryan
Trecartin, Meleko Mokgosi, John Waters and many other accomplished artists,
alongside her work stewarding important collections of contemporary art. She
has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at the Corcoran College of Art
and Design, George Washington University, and Johns Hopkins University and
is a frequent visiting critic and lecturer.
This virtual event is open to the Drexel community.