Board

AICA-USA Board

Co-President

Susan Harris

Independent critic and curator.  She has been a contributing writer for ARTnews, Art in America and The Brooklyn Rail.  Recent projects include catalogue text for Sylvia Plimack Mangold and Co-Curator of "Toxic Beauty: The Art of Frank Moore."

Co-President

Judith Stein

Author of Eye of the Sixties, Richard Bellamy and the Transformation of Modern Art (Farrar, Straus, 2016). A former arts reviewer for NPR's Fresh Air and Morning Edition, she has written for such publications as Art in America and The New York Times Book Review.

Treasurer

Sara Roffino

Editor, writer, and researcher covering art and the art market since 2012. She was the managing editor of the Brooklyn Rail from 2013–15, and the senior/executive editor of Art+Auction from 2015–17. Her writing has appeared in Art+Auction, the Brooklyn Rail, Modern Painters, Cultured, Bomb.com, Artnet News, Galerie, The Art Newspaper, Artsy, and Observer.com among other publications.

Secretary

Josephine Gear

Museum Studies faculty, New York University; former Whitney Museum branch director.

Board Member

Phyllis Braff

Past president of AICA-USA; art critic for The New York Times regional sections for several decades; former museum curator.    

Board Member

Phong Bui

Artist, Writer, and independent curator; publisher of monthly arts journal The Brooklyn Rail.

Board Member

RoseLee Goldberg

Founder and director of Performa; author of several books on performance art.

Board Member

Norman Kleeblatt

Independent curator and critic. Formerly chief curator at The Jewish Museum, New York. The many exhibitions Kleeblatt has organized include the award winning Action/Abstraction: Pollock, De Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976 (2008) and From the Margins: Lee Krasner and Norman Lewis, 1945 – 1952 (2014). He has contributed to ARTnews, Artforum, Art Journal, and Art in America, among other publications.

Board Member

Aaron Levy

Executive Director and Chief Curator of Slought Foundation, as well as Senior Lecturer in the Departments of History of Art and English at the University of Pennsylvania. He has curated exhibitions such as "Into the Open," the US representation at the Venice Biennale for Architecture; the "Perpetual Peace Project" at the International Peace Institute at the United Nations; "Mixplace Studio" with People's Emergency Center. He has edited over 20 books, films, and multimedia publications, including Cities Without Citizens (2002); Helene Cixous' Ex-cities (2007); Evasions of Power (2011); On the Living History of the Venice Architecture Biennale (2010); John Cage's How to Get Started (2010); and Utterly Precarious: Carolee Schneemann (2013).

Board Member

Barbara MacAdam

Co-executive editor of ARTnews, where she also writes on a wide range of contemporary art topics.  Previously she worked as executive editor of Art + Auction, and has been an editor at Review: Latin American Literature and Arts and New York magazine.

Board Member

Irving Sandler

Art critic and educator, co-founder of Artists Space. First-person accounts of New York art and artists, 1950s - present.  Author of numerous books and monographs, most recently Abstract Expressionism and the American Experience: a Reevaluation (2009).  

Board Member

Phyllis Tuchman

University educator, exhibition curator, and lecturer for more than 40 years. Her essays, profiles, interviews, & reviews appear in a wide range of magazines, newspapers, and catalogues.

Board Member

Amei Wallach

Art critic and filmmaker; AICA-USA board president, 2000-2005. Has written for Art in AmericaThe New York TimesSmithsonianVanity Fair, as well as numerous books and catalogues; formerly arts commentator for PBS Newshour, chief art critic for Newsday/New York Newsday. Organizes and moderates numerous U.S. and international panels and symposia. Co-director, “Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and The Tangerine” (2008); in post-production on Ilya and Emilia Kabakov documentary. Founding Program Director Art Writing Workshop, a partnership between AICA and the Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Art Writing Workshop. 

Board Member

Lilly Wei

Has written regularly for Art in America since 1982, is a contributing editor for ARTnews and Art Asia Pacific, and has contributed essays to numerous museum and gallery publications. Wei has organized numerous shows in the United States and abroad, most recently Mei Guo (The Beau Monde) for Contrasts Gallery in Shanghai and Beijing, and Into the Trees for The Fields Sculpture Park in Ghent, NY.

Headquartered in New York, AICA-USA's membership comprises over 400 critics, curators, scholars, and art historians working throughout the United States.

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