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Elisa Decker has worked as an artist in Greenwich Village for several decades. In addition to showing her work in galleries throughout the city and internationally, being the recipient of many prestigious fellowships, including residencies at the MacDowell Colony in New Hampshire and the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France, Elisa has written for Art in America and the Brooklyn Rail. She curated the 19-person exhibition "Time Frames Marking Time," which was held at Westbeth Gallery May 24-June 15, 2014. The catalog for her most recent curatorial project, "Sympathetic Magic," can be seen here: https://www.blurb.com/b/9622626-sympathetic-magic-exhibition-catalog
Born in England but raised in Amherst, MA, John is a specialist in modern and contemporary art history and is always especially excited to share his knowledge of these fields. He received a PhD from Emory University in 2015. His dissertation analyzes new art forms that emerged in the 1960s. From 2015-2017, he was a postdoctoral curatorial fellow at the National Gallery of Art. He has taught at Harvard University, the Pratt Institute, the Fashion Institute of Technology, George Washington University, and UMass. Whether offering introductory surveys or specialized graduate courses, he always leads classes on visits to area art galleries and museums. John is the author of articles in various peer-reviewed journals and has delivered papers and lectures at a range of institutions, including the National Gallery of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Princeton University, and Harvard. Additionally, he was the recipient of major fellowships from the Whitney Museum of American Art and the American Council of Learned Societies/Henry Luce Foundation. Prior to graduate school, John taught English in Salamanca, Spain. He offers tours in Spanish and is accustomed to interactions with non-native speakers of English.
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