Trevor Schoonmaker is Artistic Director of Prospect.4 New Orleans, set to open in Fall 2017. He continues his role as Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Curator of Contemporary Art at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University in Durham, NC. Since joining the Nasher Museum in 2006 as its first curator of contemporary art, Trevor has been instrumental in developing the museums contemporary collection. Past exhibitions curated by Schoonmaker at the Nasher include: Street Level: Mark Bradford, William Cordova & Robin Rhode (2007); the 2008 retrospective Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool; Big Shots: Andy Warhol Polaroids (2009); The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl (2010); Building the Contemporary Collection: Five Years of Acquisitions (2011); Sound Vision: Contemporary Art from the Collection (2014); and the 2013 exhibition Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey. He is currently working on an in-depth exploration of the complex identity of the American South and the regions profound influence on American culture. Trevor is a member of the board of directors for the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., in New York.
Curatorial Assembly in New Orleans
Image: Participants of the Curatorial Forum at EXPO Chicago with Miranda Lash, September 1215, 2017. Developed by ICI, the Curatorial Assembly in New Orleans will offer a small group of leading institutional curators, working in the American South, the opportunity to engage closely with their peers to explore pertinent issues relating to curating, programming, institutional […]read more »
Curator’s Perspective: Trevor Schoonmaker
Curator’s Perspective: Trevor Schoonmaker Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6:308pm Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School Theresa Lang Community and Student Center 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10011 FREE and open to the public ICI and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics collaborate on Trevor […]read more »