installation view: Maria Hupfield: Nine Years Towards the Sun, Heard Museum December 2019 - November 2020. Image by Craig Smith


Erin Joyce is a curator and scholar of contemporary art. Joyce has organized and co-organized over 30 solo and group exhibitions for museums, galleries, and project spaces across the United States. Her writing on art and visual culture has been published internationally in Hyperallergic, Salon, Canvas Magazine, and she was a 2019 Rabkin Prize nominee.  Her work as a curator has garnered attention from Vogue Magazine, The New York Times, The Art Newspaper, New York Magazine, Forbes Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Hyperallergic, Widewalls, and The Queens Chronicle. Joyce has given lectures at the Yale Center for British Art, School for Advanced Research, College of Charleston, Northern Arizona University, Tucson Museum of Art, and Artspace New Haven. Joyce 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 received a Master of Arts in Museum Studies from Johns Hopkins University. Joyce served as the Creative Director and Fine Arts Curator for the Heard Museum, and is currently a Faculty Associate in at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University.




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