Saisha M. Grayson is the Assistant Curator at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Saisha Grayson joined the Museum in 2011, where she previously served as a graduate intern in 2008, and has provided key support on each of the Centers special exhibitions since, including the award-winning “Materializing ‘Six Years:’ Lucy Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art.” She served as organizing curator of the Museums presentation of “Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey,” and curated the centers most recent exhibition, “Chitra Ganesh: Eyes of Time.” Prior to her tenure at the Museum, Grayson was editorial assistant on several catalogues, including Nayland Blake: Behavior (2008), the monograph Ghada Amer (2010); coauthor of the catalogue essay “Pinaree Sanpitak: Quietly Floating” (2010); and author of “Disruptive Disguises: The Problem of Transvestite Saints for Medieval Art, Identity, and Identification,” (2009) and Breathing Between the Lines: Re-Deconstruction in Chitra Ganeshs Tales of Amnesia (2011). She received her MA in Contemporary Art & Curatorial Studies from Columbia University and is currently a Ph.D candidate at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she focuses on contemporary art, performance, feminist theory, and exhibition history, with an in-progress dissertation on Charlotte Moorman. She previously taught in the art history department at Queens College, freelance curated around New York, and worked as a communications consultant for a variety of museums and arts institutions. She was the recipient of an Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellowship at the Graduate Center and a research residency at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL.
Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans: Public Symposium Saturday, January 24, 2015 11am5pm Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans (CAC) 900 Camp Street New Orleans, LA 70130 FREE and open to the public Join the Curatorial Intensive participants in New Orleans on January 24 for a public symposium, where the participants present their exhibition and project proposals […]read more »
The Now Museum: Contemporary Art, Curating Histories, Alternative Models New Museum CUNY Graduate Center What do museums of contemporary art stand for today? The last two decades has seen an unimaginable diversification of the museum as a place for exhibiting art and telling histories, producing innovative education models, promoting international collaborations, forming alternative archives, and […]read more »