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Jessica Beck

Jessica Beck

Milton Fine Curator of Art, The Andy Warhol Museum

Areas of focus: Andy Warhol, Contemporary Art

Since arriving at The Warhol in early 2014,  Jessica Beck has curated many projects, most notably Andy Warhol: My Perfect Bodythe first exhibition to explore the complexities of the body, through beauty, pain and perfection, in Warhol’s practice. She is currently working on Devan Shimoyama’s first solo-exhibition for the fall of 2018. Beck focused both her undergraduate and graduate research on Warhol. Outside of the museum, Beck serves as a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Mellon School of Art for the 2017-2018 academic year. She received her bachelor of arts in art history from the University of Chicago and completed her master of arts with distinction at the Courtauld Institute of Art.

To schedule an interview, email Charlene Bidula or call her at 412.237.8351.

Jose Carlos Diaz

José Carlos Diaz

Chief Curator at The Andy Warhol Museum

Areas of focus: Andy Warhol, Contemporary Art

A native of Miami, José Carlos Diaz is the chief curator at The Andy Warhol Museum and was included in Artsy’s list of 20 Most Influential Young Curators in the United States. He recently organized Farhad Moshiri: Go West, the first solo museum exhibition of Iranian artist Farhad Moshiri. Diaz was previously the curator of exhibitions at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach, Florida, where he curated new artist commissions by Athi-Patra Ruga and Sylvie Fleury and the travelling exhibition GOLD. At the Bass he organized the exhibitions Rachel Harrison/Voyage of the Beagle, One Way: Peter Marino, Vanitas: Fashion and Art, and Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui. Diaz also organized Temporary Contemporary, a public sculpture program, which partners with the Art Basel Miami Beach PUBLIC sector each year. Prior to joining the Bass, Diaz worked at Tate Liverpool and the Liverpool Biennal. He received a master of arts in cultural history from the University of Liverpool, and a bachelor of arts in art history from San Francisco State University.

To schedule an interview, email Charlene Bidula or call her at 412.237.8351.

Ben Harrison

Ben Harrison

Curator of Performing Arts, The Andy Warhol Museum

Areas of focus: Contemporary Performing Arts, Andy Warhol

Ben Harrison has helped lead and grow The Warhol’s performance program since joining the museum in 1997. Harrison develops and implements a broad spectrum of live performance programming. His strengths at strategic partnership collaboration have benefited the museum, as well as other performing arts presenters in the Pittsburgh region, such as the Music on the Edge Series at the University of Pittsburgh, Calliope: Pittsburgh’s Folk Music Society, WYEP Presents, and Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Art. He served as performance consultant for New Hazlett Theater in 2006–07 and was associate curator for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts in 2008. Harrison was lead curator and producer of the commissioned, multi-media performances 13 Most Beautiful: Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests (2008) and Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Films (2014) which tour internationally. Harrison has also served as co-producer of the Carnegie Nexus initiative since 2016.

To schedule an interview, email Charlene Bidula or call her at 412.237.8351.

Geralyn Huxley

Geralyn Huxley

Curator of Film and Video, The Andy Warhol Museum

Areas of focus: Film and Video, Andy Warhol

Geralyn Huxley has been a film programmer and curator since 1977 and has been with The Warhol since its opening in 1994. She has curated numerous Andy Warhol film and video programs, as well as a Paul Morrissey retrospective and screenings of new work by other film artists. Huxley oversees the maintenance and preservation of the museum’s extensive collection of original Warhol video tapes and is currently working on a project to digitize the complete Andy Warhol film archive. She has co-curated museum exhibitions, including Kenneth Anger’s Icons, Warhol & Jackie: Crafting the End of Camelot, focusing on the hours of film footage, both home movies and unedited news coverage, that documented the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and I Just Want to Watch: Warhol’s Film, Video, and Television, the largest installation of Warhol film and video. She also curated Andy Warhol: Stars of the Silver Screen and is co-author of Andy Warhol: 365 Takes: The Andy Warhol Museum Collection and Andy Warhol Treasures, as well as numerous essays. 

To schedule an interview, email Charlene Bidula or call her at 412.237.8351.

Danielle Linzer

Danielle Linzer

Director of Learning and Public Engagement, The Andy Warhol Museum

Areas of focus: 21st-century Museums, Diversity and Inclusion, Teaching Across the Humanities, Andy Warhol

Prior to her arrival at The Warhol, Danielle Linzer was director of access and community programs at the Whitney Museum of American Art. In 2016, she published Room to Rise, findings from a multi-year research initiative investigating long-term impacts of teen programs in art museums. In 2012, she received an Emerging Leader award from the Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability conference, organized by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Her digital media initiatives have been honored with awards from the Jodi Mattes Trust, the American Alliance of Museums, and the Museums and the Web annual conference. Linzer received her bachelor of arts from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a master of science in leadership in museum education from Bank Street College.

To schedule an interview, email Charlene Bidula or call her at 412.237.8351.

Keny Marshall

Keny Marshall

Director of Exhibitions, The Andy Warhol Museum

Areas of focus: Exhibition design

Keny Marshall joined The Andy Warhol Museum in April 2015. He has worked with a variety of museums around the country in the design and execution of large-scale interactives and exhibitions. Prior to his arrival at The Warhol, he was a project manager working on projects ranging from custom art fabrication to restoration of dinosaurs. Highlights of managing a company specializing in natural history displays include working with the team at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History on their blockbuster exhibition Dinosaurs in Their Time, and the new Dinosaur Hall and Otis Pavilion at the LA County Museum of Natural History. Marshall received a master of fine arts from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

 To schedule an interview, email Charlene Bidula or call her at 412.237.8351.

Patrick Moore

Patrick Moore

Director of The Andy Warhol Museum

Areas of focus: 21st-century Museums, Contemporary Art, Technology and Innovation, Andy Warhol

Patrick Moore joined The Andy Warhol Museum in 2011 as director of development before becoming deputy director and managing director. Prior to his arrival at The Warhol, Moore worked as a digital producer for Yahoo! and was also the founding director of The Estate Project for Artists with AIDS (a project of The Alliance for the Arts, New York). He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in theater direction and English literature. As a writer, Moore has published books with Beacon Press and Kensington. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Times, Newsday and The Advocate.

To schedule an interview, email Charlene Bidula or call her at 412.237.8351.

Amber Morgan

Amber Morgan

Director of Collections and Registration, The Andy Warhol Museum

Areas of focus: Collections care: Conservation and Preservation, Andy Warhol

Amber Morgan began her career at Carnegie Museum of Art in 2001, starting as an assistant to the fine arts department before moving to registration. She joined The Warhol in 2007 and has become increasingly responsible for the stewardship of the world’s largest collection of Warhol art and archives and now oversees all aspects of collections care for the museum, including conservation, preservation, cataloging and documentation, and the administration of loans. Morgan holds a bachelor of fine arts from Saint Vincent College and a master of library science from the University of Pittsburgh.

To schedule an interview, email Charlene Bidula or call her at 412.237.8351.

Donald G. Warhola

Vice President of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.

Areas of focus: Andy Warhol, Diversity and Inclusion

Donald G. Warhola is the foundation’s liaison to The Andy Warhol Museum, where he works in the education department as a Warhola family historian. He serves as a board member on the foundation’s board of directors as well as chairman of its audit committee. A nephew of Andy Warhol, Warhola is the son of Andy’s middle brother, the late John Warhola. In 1986, after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in computer science and business, Warhola traveled to New York City to work for his uncle to install a network computer system for Andy Warhol Enterprises, Inc. Warhola earned an master of arts in social work from the University of Pittsburgh, and he worked in community mental health for 10 years as a child and adolescent therapist. Currently, Warhola works with children who have special mental health needs.

To schedule an interview, email Charlene Bidula or call her at 412.237.8351.