Williams College Museum of Art appoints deputy director

Lisa Dorin

Lisa Dorin has been appointed the new deputy director for curatorial affairs at The Williams College Museum of Art starting March 4.

An alumna of the Williams graduate art history program and a former assistant curator there, she is currently the associate curator of contemporary art at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Dorin graduated from the University of California Santa Cruz with a bachelor’s degree in art history and studio art and received her master’s degree from Williams in 1998. She has been associated with the Art Institute of Chicago since 2005, where she was initially hired as the assistant curator of contemporary art. Dorin has extensive experience working with new media and living artists. At the AIC, she curates the acclaimed focus exhibition series that presents emerging artists in solo shows. Recent focus projects have featured artists Monica Bonvicini, Richard Hawkins, Sharon Hayes, and William Pope.L.

The Williams College Museum of Art, which houses more than 13,000 works of art, is widely considered one of the finest college art museums in the country.

For more information, go to http://www.williams.edu.

— Azra Haqqie

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