Ian Berry

30 Nov 2016


Ian Berry.

Ian Berry is Dayton Director of the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. He joined the museum in 2000 as founding curator and was appointed director in 2012. A specialist in contemporary art, Berry has organized over 70 museum exhibitions including interdisciplinary collaborations on subjects from the Hudson River to Shaker furniture, and monographic exhibitions with artists such as Terry Adkins, Nicole Eisenman, Nancy Grossman, Jim Hodges, Nina Katchadourian, Sister Mary Corita Kent, Nicholas Krushenick, Shahzia Sikander, Amy Sillman, Fred Tomaselli, and Kara Walker. In his role as Professor of Liberal Arts at Skidmore he teaches a seminar on the history, theory, and practice of the modern museum. Berry is also the author and editor of many volumes devoted to contemporary art practice, most recently Terry Adkins: Recital (Prestel) and Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent (Prestel). He was a Pew Fellowships panelist at the Center in 2009 and most recently, an LOI panelist in Exhibitions and Public Interpretation in 2015.