San Diego Museum of Artwork has a brand new member of its curation crew, introduced the Balboa Park location.
Rachel Yance joins as Affiliate Curator of Trendy and Up to date Artwork, curating exhibitions, advising on acquisitions and conducting analysis. With greater than 10 years of expertise, he joins the establishment from the San Francisco Museum of Trendy Artwork, the place he served as Assistant Curator of Portray and Sculpture.
Roxana Velasquez, the museum’s government director and government director, famous Jans’ in depth expertise with German Expressionism and the artwork of the Americas.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Rachel to the San Diego Museum of Artwork and consider she’s going to play an necessary function in persevering with to offer guests with a cultural and thought-provoking expertise on the museum,” mentioned Velazquez.
In his earlier function within the Bay Space, Jans contributed to the museum’s outside sculpture program and artist commissions whereas working carefully with the American and German artwork assortment.
Jans has lectured at establishments all over the world, together with the Walker Artwork Middle in Minneapolis and the Tate Trendy in London. He has contributed essays to main catalogs at establishments similar to SFMOMA, Tate Trendy, Block Artwork Museum, and Northwestern College.
“It’s an honor to have the chance to convey my ardour for the humanities to one of many largest and most visited establishments within the area,” mentioned Jans. “I sit up for persevering with to discover the methods through which modern artists use the previous to problem the current in my work on the San Diego Museum of Artwork.”
Initially from Portland, Jans has lived and labored in New York and Berlin, and holds a PhD in Artwork Historical past from the College of Chicago. His analysis there was supported by quite a few awards, together with a Fulbright Fellowship, the Berlin Program for Superior German and European Research at Freie Universität, and a Whiting Dissertation Fellowship.