KATHERINE MARKOSKI – Curatorial Assistant to the Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Katherine Markoski is a doctoral candidate at The Johns Hopkins University. The recipient of a 2009-2010 Dedalus Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, she is at present completing a dissertation entitled "Elective Affinities: Artistic Practice at Black Mountain College, 1948-1956." This project explores the significance of community to artistic practice at the school during its final years, with a special focus on the work of Josef Albers, Merce Cunningham, and Cy Twombly. She has taught courses on modern and contemporary art at Johns Hopkins and the Maryland Institute College of Art and has delivered public talks on a range of topics, including Willem de Kooning, Merce Cunningham, Charles Olson, and Tacita Dean. Currently, she works at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden as Curatorial Assistant to the Chief Curator and Deputy Director.