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Breakfast Talk Series #9 with Jill Deupi
Our April speaker, Jill Deupi – Beaux Arts Director and Chief Curator of the Lowe Art Museum – will talk about the possibilities and perspectives an artist can have to exhibit with a museum. #engage conversation
Jill Deupi is both a prominent scholar and author. She has earned a bachelor’s from Mount Holyoke College and a law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law where she graduated summa cum laude. She also holds a master’s and a Ph. D. in art history from both the University of London’s Birkbeck College and the University of Virginia.
Jill Deupi is a fellow of the American Academy in Rome, she wrote her doctoral dissertation on art and cultural politics in 18th century Naples. Her prior museum experience includes work at the Royal Academy of Arts, London; the Art Institute of Chicago, the Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Indiana; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; and the Wallace Collection, London.
Although her area of scholarly expertise is 18th century European art, neoclassicism, and museology, Jill Deupi possesses an impressive breadth of art historical knowledge: she has curated exhibitions devoted to 20th and 21st century photography; mid-century American painting; contemporary sculpture; ancient Chinese funerary sculpture; 20th century portraiture; and 20th century Venetian glass, among others.