The Colby College Museum of Art announced today that Sarah Humphreville, BA and BFA ’09, has been appointed Lunder Curator of American Art. Humphreville possesses a keen interest in museum collections and a deep commitment to identifying artists worthy of new research and recognition in the field of American art. With rigorous and comprehensive curatorial skills, special expertise in American art of the 20th century, and knowledge of art mediums and techniques, Humphreville is uniquely prepared to develop exhibitions and undertake research at the Colby Museum, where she will have the opportunity to further her work as an innovative interpreter of American art, culture, and history.
Sarah received a BA, summa cum laude, in art history, and a BFA in painting with a minor in drawing from Cornell University in 2009. She received the Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Medal for her fine arts thesis, was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, and served as the Degree Marshal for BFA recipients. In 2013, she received her MA from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, for which she completed a thesis on Edward Hopper and Dan Flavin.
Read the full press release on the Colby College Museum website.