Category Archives: staff biographies

Staff bio: Philip Hu, curator of Asian art

Philip Hu, the curator of Asian art, curated “Conflicts of Interest: Art and War in Modern Japan” (2016). Since joining the Museum in 2006, Hu has curated the main exhibitions “Power and Glory: Court Arts of China’s Ming Dynasty” (2009) and “Five Centuries of Japanese Screens: Masterpieces from the Saint Louis Art Museum and the… Read More »

Staff bio: Simon Kelly, curator of modern and contemporary art

  Simon Kelly, curator of modern and contemporary art since 2010, recently co-curated Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade (2017). Kelly co-curated Impressionist France (2014), and he curated the installation for the Grace Taylor Broughton Sculpture Garden, as well as several Currents exhibitions. He has published extensively on 19th and early-20th century French art… Read More »

Staff bio: Carl Hamm, deputy director for development and external affairs

Carl Hamm, the Art Museum’s deputy director for development and external affairs, has 25 years of experience in the non-profit sector in development, marketing and executive positions.  Recognized as a Certified Fund Raising Executive since 1998, he has worked with organizations representing practically every discipline of the arts, from public radio and chamber music to… Read More »

Staff bio: Eric Lutz, associate curator of prints, drawings, and photographs

Eric Lutz is associate curator of prints, drawings, and photographs. In 2017, he will curate the St. Louis presentation of Thomas Struth: Nature and Politics. He recently co-curated A Decade of Collecting Prints, Drawings, and Photographs (2016) and Currents 110: Mariam Ghani (2015). Since joining the Museum in 2005, he has curated more than 30… Read More »

Staff bio: Judith W. Mann, curator of European art to 1800

Judith W. Mann, the curator of European art to 1800. In 2017, she will co-curate the exhibition Learning to See: Renaissance and Baroque Masterworks from the Phoebe Dent Weil and Mark S. Weil Collection. Since joining the Museum in 1988, she has reinstalled the collections of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and 18th-century European painting and sculpture… Read More »

Staff bio: Elizabeth Wyckoff, curator of prints, drawings and photographs

Elizabeth Wyckoff has been the Art Museum’s curator of prints, drawings and photographs since 2010. She co-curated the 2018 main exhibition “Graphic Revolution: American Prints 1960 to Now” and co-edited the exhibition catalogue. She recently co-curated “Learning to See: Renaissance and Baroque Masterworks from the Phoebe Dent Weil and Mark S. Weil Collection” (2017), “A… Read More »

Staff bio: Amanda Thompson Rundahl, director of learning and engagement

Amanda Thompson Rundahl joined the Art Museum in 2014 as director of learning and engagement, overseeing the Museum’s education, art-interpretation and public-programming initiatives. She previous was  innovation engineer and head of interpretation and participatory experiences at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Rundahl graduated magna cum laude from Saint Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. with majors… Read More »

Staff bio: Genevieve Cortinovis, assistant curator of decorative arts and design

Genevieve Cortinovis, the assistant curator of decorative arts and design, co-curated the St. Louis presentation of Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015 (2017) and St. Louis Modern (2015), and curated Blow-Up: Graphic Abstraction in 1960s Design (2015). She holds a master’s degree in the history of decorative arts, design, and material culture from the Bard Graduate… Read More »