External Advisory Group
More Equitable and
Diverse Art World.
Comprised of curators, directors, world-class artists and scholars, our External Advisory Group understands what it takes to lead in the art industry and is committed to your success. Whether sharing innovative practices in professional development, or discussing the courses and internships that can launch your career, we work with our External Advisory Group in order to best serve you.
MEET OUR TEAM
Rod Bigelow, M.B.A.
Executive Director and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Kellie Jones, Ph.D.
Hans Hoffman Professor of Modern Art, Department of Art History and Archaeology and the Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia University
Founding Partner, Avid Partners LLC
Denise Murrell, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Curator, 19th- and 20th-century Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Franklin Sirmans, Director, Pérez Art Museum Miami
Deborah Willis, Ph.D.
University Professor and Chair, Department of Photography & Imaging, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University