Paula Katz will give a guest lecture on Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 5:30 pm in room 200, Riley Hall of Art.
PAULA KATZ is executive director of the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA). She previously served as the Director and Curator of the Herron Galleries at the Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, Indiana, overseeing a diverse exhibition program in contemporary arts and related educational programming. With expertise in contemporary art in all media, she has particular interest in photographic history and techniques, community engaged art and collaborative practices. Before her tenure at Herron she worked as the Assistant Curator of Art at the Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia. While there she primarily curated and researched American Art and Design of the 19th and 20th centuries from the Museum’s permanent collection and directed the visiting contemporary art program. Since 2006, Katz has curated, administered and jurored nearly 200 exhibitions throughout the Midwest and Southeastern United States. Katz holds a BA in Art History from Tulane University, a MPhil in Modern and Contemporary Art and Design from the University of Glasgow and a MBA and Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.