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Please join us on Sunday, April 9th at 3pm for a gallery talk with Timothy Belknap, Stephanie Bursese and Sharon Koelblinger moderated by Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Art’s Curator of Contemporary Art, Jodi Throckmorton. In conjunction with Vox’s current exhibition cycle, Jodi will facilitate a discussion with the artists about their exhibitions and process – light snacks and refreshments as always. Their exhibitions are on view until April 23rd.
Curator of Contemporary Art Jodi Throckmorton joined PAFA in fall of 2014. As PAFA’s Contemporary Curator, Throckmorton oversees PAFA’s contemporary art exhibition programs, including the Morris Gallery Program and the Sculpture Plinth Program.
Throckmorton came to PAFA from the Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, where she served as Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Prior to that, Throckmorton was the Associate Curator at the San Jose Museum of Art. She holds an MFA in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University, and a BA in Art History and French from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Throckmorton co-organized, with Harry Philbrick, Dive Deep: Eric Fischl and the Process of Painting, which was on exhibit at PAFA and the San Jose Museum of Art (2012-13). Other current and prior projects of Throckmorton’s include Postdate: Photography and Inherited History in India (2015); Bruce Conner: Somebody Else’s Prints (2014); Free Texts: Stephanie Syjuco (2014); Questions from the Sky: New Work by Hung Liu (2013); Ranu Mukherjee: Telling Fortunes (2012); Renegade Humor (2012); This Kind of Bird Flies Backward: Paintings by Joan Brown (2011); and The Modern Photographer: Observation and Intention (2010).