Megan N. Liberty
Megan N. Liberty
woman of letters

EDITORIAL & WRITING EXPERIENCE

The Brooklyn Rail | Art Books Editor | Brooklyn, NY | May 2018—Present

The Brooklyn Rail | Art Books Contributor | Brooklyn, NY | Oct 2015—Present

Hyperallergic | Contributing Writer | Brooklyn, NY | Jun 2014—Present

  • Added to the masthead as a regular contributor in June 2015.

Views & Reviews, The Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum Blog | Associate Scholar | London, UK | Jan—Jun 2013

  • Attended and reported on guest lectures by artists and scholars.

SHOWstudio | Gallery Intern & Blog Contributor | London, UK | Oct—Dec 2012

  • Reviewed fashion photography exhibitions.

Artforum International | Editorial Intern | New York | Jan—May 2012


ART ADMINISTRATION & MUSEUM EXPERIENCE

Freelance Archive Consulting | New York | Jan 2019—Present

Artist's Studio | Studio Manager | Brooklyn, NY | Jan 2015—Dec 2018

  • Oversaw daily operations of the studio, liaising with galleries, publishers, and fabricators.

  • Proofed essays, captions, and image quality; assist in overall catalogue and exhibition management.

Artist's Studio | Archive Assistant | Nov 2013—Jan 2015

  • Organized and catalogued over 3,000 artwork slides in preparation for digitization.

  • Researched provenance, exhibition history, and publication history of artworks.

  • Collaborated in development of the new FileMaker database format.

Whitney Museum of American Art | Curatorial Intern | New York | Sep 2011—May 2012

  • “Sinister Pop” (Nov 15 2012—Mar 31 2013): Curated by Scott Rothkopf: Conducted archival research on lesser-known artists and artworks.

  • “Swing Time: Reginald Marsh and Thirties New York” (2012): Edited by Barbara Haskell: Bibliographic research to locate primary source documents.

  • “Stuart Davis: In Full Swing” (Jun 10–Sep 25 2016): Curated by Barbara Haskell: Carried out preliminary research for checklist, consulting the catalogue raisonné to locate works.

Whitney Museum of American Art | Registration Intern for Permanent Collection | New York | Jun—Aug 2011

  • Updated archival institutional files dating from 1940 - 2011 for entry into The Museum System (TMS); developed methodology for organizing materials in paper institutional loan files; maintained exhibition history for each institution.


EDUCATION

The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK, MA in Art History with Distinction

Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, BA in English with Art History Minor, Cum Laude with Honors in the Major


COMPUTER & WEB SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign and Photoshop; database systems including FileMaker Pro and The Museum System (TMS); Microsoft Office including Word and Excel; Web Design Platforms including Squarespace and Wordpress.