Erin Joyce (b. 1987) has worked as an independent curator and journalist in New York, London, Dubai, Dallas, Santa Fe, and throughout Arizona and California since 2010. Her focus as a scholar and curator is on contemporary Indigenous North American art, as well as contemporary Middle Eastern and North African art, with sub focuses on inquiry based practice and social justice. Erin has served as a consultant for SXSW, was the Special Projects Editor at GOOD Magazine, and served as the inaugural art editor for Aslan Media Inc. Erin is also a contributor to Hyperallergic, Salon, Gnovis Journal, SHFT, Canvas Magazine, and content writer for the Modern Art Iraq Archive and was a 2019 Rabkin Prize nominee. Erin holds a Bachelor of Arts in the History of Art from the University of North Texas, studied contemporary art at Sotheby's Institute of Art London, and a Master of Arts in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University. Her exhibitions have received attention in such publications and media outlets as Vogue Magazine, NPR, Hyperallergic, Queens Chronicle, The Art Newspaper, and The New York Times. Erin joined the Heard Museum in the fall of 2017 as the Fine Arts Curator.