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BerryIan Berry

Dayton Director, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
Professor of Liberal Arts

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Office: Tang Museum
Tel:     518-580-8080
Email: iberry@skidmore.edu

The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery's website

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Ian Berry is Dayton Director of The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. He has organized over ninety museum exhibitions including interdisciplinary exhibitions for the Tang that combine scientific equipment, Hudson River School landscapes, Rube Goldberg cartoons, and Shaker furniture with new art from around the world. In addition to surveys of recent drawing, painting, and appropriation art, Berry’s curatorial projects have included monographic exhibitions with artists such as Terry Adkins, Nayland Blake, Kathy Butterly, Nicole Eisenman, Nancy Grossman, Jim Hodges, Nina Katchadourian, Corita Kent, Martin Kersels, Nicholas Krushenick, Los Carpinteros, Shahzia Sikander, Amy Sillman, Fred Tomaselli, and Kara Walker.

Berry served as Assistant Curator at the Williams College Museum of Art before coming to Skidmore in 2000. He is a leader in the field of college of university museums and is a regular speaker on interdisciplinary and inventive curatorial practice and teaching in museums. From 2006-2012 he served as Consulting Director of the Emerson Gallery at Hamilton College and in 2009-10 was the Roy Acuff Chair of Excellence in the Creative Arts at Austin Peay University.  He has chaired the Visual Arts Panel of the New York State Council on the Arts and serves on several advisory committees including Cranbrook Academy National Advisory Committee, Artist Advisory Board of the Fabric Workshop and Museum, and Saratoga Springs Art Commission among other regional and national arts organizations.

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