Category Archives: staff news press releases

Museum announces promotion of Genevieve Cortinovis

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 22, 2016—Genevieve Cortinovis has been promoted to assistant curator of decorative arts and design, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. “Genny’s expertise in textiles and modern and contemporary design will bring fresh perspectives to these areas of the collection,” said David Conradsen, the Grace L. Brumbaugh and Richard E. Brumbaugh Curator… Read More »

Press release: Museum announces promotion of David Conradsen

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 13, 2016—David Conradsen has been promoted to the Grace L. Brumbaugh and Richard E. Brumbaugh Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, the Saint Louis Art Museum announced today. Since joining the museum in 1994, Conradsen has curated several important exhibitions, including Useful Beauty: Early American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections (1999)… Read More »

Press release: Museum announces new assistant curator for Native American art

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 8, 2015—Alexander Brier Marr has been appointed assistant curator for Native American art at the Saint Louis Art Museum, where he will play a critical role in the museum’s ongoing commitment to Native American art as a member of the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. He starts… Read More »

Press release: Saint Louis Art Museum announces 22nd Romare Bearden Fellow

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 20 — Courtney M. Baxter has joined the Saint Louis Art Museum as the 2015-16 Romare Bearden Graduate Minority Fellow. The fellowship aims to build a pool of talented young minority professionals to work in art-related fields in museums, galleries, non-profit organizations and universities. Baxter joins the Art Museum from the Museum… Read More »

Press release: Museum appoints new head of conservation

ST. LOUIS, April 14—Lucian H. (Hugh) Shockey Jr. will join the Saint Louis Art Museum as head of conservation, supervising a team of conservators working in the museum’s objects, painting, paper and textiles labs. Shockey starts the at the museum on Aug. 10. Shockey has worked in conservation for the past 20 years, the last… Read More »