Posts Tagged: Jill Sterrett

It’s About Time! Round Table: Imagined Futures

VoCA, It's About Time!, NYU, contemporary art, imagined futures

This week’s contributing author, Yiyang Wu, is an M.A. candidate in Museum Studies at New York University. She received a bachelor’s degree in Chinese Painting from China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, China and a master’s degree in Culture, Criticism and Curation from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, UK. She… Read more »

VoCA Summit

VoCA Summit, Charlotte Meyer, contemporary art

This week’s returning author, Charlotte Meyer, was born in England, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, N.Y. She completed her undergraduate degree in Textiles from Nottingham Trent University in 1989, and graduated from Pratt Institute with honors in Sculpture and Liberal Arts. She is currently represented by Opus Projects, is an Artist Guide at… Read more »

Joint Session on Artist Engagement at 2015 AIC Conference

    VoCA is excited to announce that we will be co-hosting a joint session on Artist Engagement with the Electronic Media Group (EMG) and Objects Specialty Group (OSG) of AIC for the upcoming AIC Conference, to be held in Miami from May 13 – 16, 2015! Since the twentieth century, artists have increasingly experimented with an… Read more »

“Authenticity in Transition”: Reflections on the 2014 NeCCAR Conference

This week’s contributing blogger, Desi Peters, is a 4th year graduate student at the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU. She wrote her MA thesis on the conservation of artworks by contemporary artist Dario Robleto. She is currently completing her graduate internship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC.   “Authenticity in Transition:… Read more »

The Artist Interview Workshop: Reflections of a Conservator in Private Practice

Kristin Robinson graduated from the Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU in 2012 and currently holds the position of painting conservator at Cranmer Art Group in NYC, where she specializes in the examination and treatment of modern and contemporary paintings.   At the end of March, Voices in Contemporary Art held a two… Read more »

The Hirshhorn Artist Interview Program: Capturing the Contemporary

This week’s contributing blogger, Steven O’Banion, is the Smithsonian Conservation Fellow at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC. Steven is also a member of the VoCA Program Committee.   In 2012, VoCA held its first round of Artist Interview Workshops at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Hirshhorn Museum… Read more »

2013 AIC Annual Meeting: Collaboration in Preservation Planning

The week’s contributing writer, Heather Brown, is a Graduate Fellow in the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation where she specializes in photographic materials and paper. Heather is currently completing a summer work project at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and will move to Houston in September to begin her third-year… Read more »

VoCA’s Artist Interview Workshop: Crystal Sanchez’s Experience

Program Committee Gwen Webber during the March 2013 Artist Interview Workshop at the Guggenheim Museum, New York

Crystal Sanchez is a media archivist/preservationist at the Smithsonian Institution on the Digital Asset Management team (DAMS), working with digital audiovisual collections. As a member of the Smithsonian’s Time-Based Media Art Working Group, she is currently working on a project to interview thought leaders who work to plan for the technological needs of media artworks. … Read more »