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posted by CAA — Nov 17, 2010

People in the News lists new hires, positions, and promotions in three sections: Academe, Museums and Galleries, and Organizations and Publications.

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November 2010

Academe

David Cloutier, a painter who earned his MFA in 2005 at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, has returned to his school to teach in the foundations program.

Olivia Robinson, a multimedia fiber artist who has lectured, taught, and exhibited across the United States, has joined the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore to teach fiber art.

Gerry Snyder, a painter and chair of the Art Department at Santa Fe University of Art and Design in New Mexico, has been named vice president for academic affairs at his institution.

Jonathan Thomas, a printmaker and lecturer in print media at the University of Miami in Florida since 2004, has begun teaching printmaking at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore.

Museums and Galleries

Elizabeth Kathleen Mitchell has been named the Burton and Deedee McMurtry Curator of Drawings, Prints, and Photographs at the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University in Stanford, California.

Eric Segal, formerly assistant professor of art history at the University of Florida in Gainesville, has been appointed curator of academic programs at the school’s Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, a newly created position.

Elizabeth Wyckoff, assistant director for curatorial affairs and education at the Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, will assume the role of curator of prints, drawings, and photographs at the Saint Louis Art Museum in Missouri on December 1, 2010.

Organizations and Publications

Patricia Cronin, an artist and associate professor of art at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, has been appointed to the board of directors of Civitella Ranieri Foundation, a residency fellowship program for artists, composers, and writers in Umbertide, Italy.

Madeleine C. Viljoen has become curator of prints at the New York Public Library. She was previously director and chief curator of the La Salle University Art Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.