Kristian Anderson and Nancy Stoaks are both prominent figures in the Salt Lake art scene. They will talk about their career paths and experiences in the world of contemporary art.
This event is co-sponsored by the BYU Studio Areas of the Department of Art and the BYU Museum of Art.
About The Speakers
Kristian Anderson currently serves as the Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art in Salt Lake City. Most recently he served as the first full time Director of the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, a national organization that specializes in education and advocacy for museums as well as helping to set museum standards. He has run contemporary art spaces at the University of Washington and the University of Colorado, and increased attendance, funding, and national recognition in both locations during his tenure.
Nancy Stoaks is currently Director of Exhibitions at the Kimball Art Center in Park City and was formerly the Associate Director of CUAC. Stoaks has an M.A. in Art History from the University of Washington, where she studied twentieth-century European and American art. She has worked as the gallery director of James Harris Gallery and Howard House Contemporary Art in Seattle and the director and curator of the Swedish Medical Center art collection.