Friday, February 4, 2011

Meet the Momentum Curators: Erinn Gavaghan

Erinn Gavaghan

Erinn Gavaghan serves as the Emerging Curator for Momentum OKC 2011.  OVAC recruits up-and-coming curators to assist the guest curator in working with artists who receive the Spotlight commissioned projects and overseeing the vision for the general juried exhibition.  See yesterday’s post for a profile of Guest Curator Clint Stone.

She became the Executive Director of the Norman Arts Council in 2010. There she provides leadership in all aspects of operations including planning their events and marketing.  Gavaghan received her MA in Art History and Criticism at Webster University, St. Louis, MO, in 2010.

Gavaghan (left) touring site
with JP Morrison
Previously, she worked as Manager of Donor Relations and Events at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO.  Besides managing individual giving and cultivation, she oversaw the Contemporary Collectors program, including coordinating educational programming and travel programming to art fairs such as Art Basel Miami and The Armory Show and exclusive gallery and museum tours across the country

Before moving to St. Louis, Gavaghan worked for Ballet Oklahoma directing special events and volunteers and spent several years teaching photography at City Arts Center. 

Momentum OKC will take place March 4 & 5 at the Farmer's Public Market, 311 S. Klein Ave in downtown OKC.  Artwork entries are due February 7 at 5 pm. See the full call for entries here

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