Professional Development and Career Resources

Exhibiting Your Work

Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:00pm
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Virtual Event

Please join us as we welcome Gee Wesley, Nicole Pollard, and Robert Dimin for a Spring 2021 MFA Professional Development Workshop. Our guests will share information regarding gallery representation, curatorial relationships, self-organized exhibition making, publishing, and online publicity and presence.

Gee Wesley is an arts organizer born in Monrovia, Liberia, and based in New York. Gee has held previous roles as Program Director at Recess (Brooklyn, NY), Curatorial Fellow at SculptureCenter (Queens, NY), Curatorial Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia, PA), and adjunct faculty in the Curatorial Practice MFA program at the Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore, MD). He is a co-founder of Ulises, a bookshop and curatorial platform based in Philadelphia, and an M.A. candidate at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College.

Nicole Pollard was recently promoted to Associate Curator at Philadelphia Contemporary. Previously as Program Coordinator, she co-curated Commonwealth and Edward Burtynsky: Megaresources, and has helped produce the Talking Breakfast web series, Museums of the 21st Century talk series, and Festival for the People. In the past Nicole has worked as Project Manager for Temple Contemporary, Curatorial Assistant for No Longer Empty, and an Exhibit Designer for Museum of Impact. In 2017, she was published in the American Alliance of Museum's National Association for Museum Exhibition's journal Exhibition. She holds an MFA in Museum Exhibition Planning + Design from the University of the Arts and a BFA in Art Education from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Robert Dimin (MFA’11) born in 1980 is a partner of Denny Dimin Gallery in Tribeca NYC and Hong Kong. Dimin has an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and BS from Parsons The New School University. Before becoming a partner at Denny Dimin Gallery, Dimin worked as an independent curator and as an artist. 

 

Contact Kali Meeks for the Zoom link.

 

If you require any accessibility accommodation, such as live captioning, audio description, or a sign language interpreter, please email news@design.upenn.edu to let us know what you need. Please note, we require at least 48 hours’ notice. If you register within 48 hours of this event, we won’t be able to secure the appropriate accommodations.