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MemberCeren Ozpinar

Dr Ceren Özpınar is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton, History of Art and Design Programme. She was previously a British Academy Newton International Fellow at the University of Sussex (2015-17) and a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Leeds (2013-14). She was awarded her PhD in History of Art from Istanbul Technical University in 2015. Dr Özpınar’s research focuses on contemporary art, art historiography, politics of exhibitions, and feminist art and art histories since 1960 with a special interest in Turkey and the Middle East. Her first monograph The Art Historiography in Turkey (1970–2010) was published in 2016 by Tarih Vakfi in Istanbul, and the next, titled Politics of Writing Art Histories: Narratives of Contemporary Art, Feminism and Women Artists from Turkey, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. Dr Özpınar co-edited with Mary Kelly (née Healy) the volume titled Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today published by The British Academy and Oxford University Press in 2020. Her articles appeared in journals including Art & The Public Sphere, the Art Journal and Art in Translation. 

MemberValerie Connor

…Advisory Panel, National Irish Visual Arts LibraryAdvisory Board, PhotoIreland…

Valerie Connor is a freelance visual arts curator and educator. She has served as Chairperson of the National Campaign for the Arts and was Commissioner-Curator for Ireland at the 50th Venice and 26th São Paulo international art biennials. She has served on the board and acquisitions committee of the Irish Museum of Modern Art and was the Visual Arts Adviser to the Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon. She contributed a contextual essay to the Twentieth Century volume of Art and Architecture of Ireland, published by the Royal Irish Academy and Yale University Press, and co-edited Local Authority, with Dr Daniel Jewesbury, a book of critical essays on European public art commissioning strategies, published by Fingal County Council Arts Office. As part of the photography programme team within the School of Media at the Dublin Institute of Technology, she delivers modules in visual studies, curating photography, photographic practice and dissertation supervision. She is an external examiner for Limerick School of Art and Design at Limerick Institute of Technology and is currently undertaking an MSc in applied postgraduate study in online learning, having previously studied fine art at the National College of Art & Design and women’s studies at Trinity College Dublin. 

MemberMegan Driscoll

…College Art Association (CAA)

Association of the Arts of the Present (ASAP)…
…PhD, art history…
…My current book project, Art on the Internet and the Digital Public Sphere, adds a new chapter to our histories of publi…

PhD Art History, UCLA: June, 2018.
MA Art History, UCLA: June, 2013.
BA Art, Reed College: May, 2006.

…in the Network’s Theater of Visibility,” in The Art Happens Here: Net Art Anthology, ed. Michael Connor, 405…

I am a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art, supporting initiatives in African American art history. I recently received my PhD in art history from UCLA, specializing in modern and contemporary art and African American art, and I have a certificate in digital humanities.

MemberAmy Hunsaker

Amy is the Fine & Performing Arts Librarian at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) where she serves faculty, students, and staff in the School of the Arts, specifically the Art, Music, and Dance and Theatre departments. She works closely with faculty and librarians to support digital humanities projects and technology in the arts.