JURORS

Kelly Baum

Kelly Baum is the Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has held curatorial positions at the Princeton University Art Museum, the Blanton Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She has curated and co-curated dozens of group and single-artist exhibitions, including Nobody's Property: Art, Land, Space, 2000-2010; Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980; Wangechi Mutu: The NewOnes, will free Us; Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1962-2017; and most recently, Alice Neel: People Come First, with Randall Griffey. She received her PhD from the University of Delaware in 2005 and was a 2018 fellow in the Center for Curatorial Leadership.

Maryse Brand

Maryse Brand has worked at the Hall Art Foundation since 2013, where, through numerous exhibitions, partnerships and publications, she has been involved in furthering the Foundation’s mission to make available postwar and contemporary art works from its own collection and that of Andrew and Christine Hall for the enjoyment and education of the public.

Heather Ferrell
Heather Ferrell
Curator and Director of Exhibitions, Burlington City Arts

Heather Ferrell has served as the Curator and Director of Exhibitions at the BCA since 2016. She has organized and curated numerous exhibitions of regional, national and international artists including Diana Al-Hadid: Immaterial; Transcendent: Spirituality and Contemporary Art, and Meg Lipke: In the Making. She received her MA in Art History and Museums Studies from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.

Sarah Freeman

Sarah joined BMAC in 2015 as Exhibitions Manager, and was appointed Director of Exhibitions in 2021. Prior to joining BMAC, Sarah held positions at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, and The Lighthouse Centre for Architecture, Design, and the City in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rachel Moore

Rachel Moore has been with The Current since 2010, first as Curator and Assistant Director, then as Executive Director. Moore has presented and produced exhibitions nationally and internationally on the topics of art as a catalyst for change, public art, social practice, and art and civic engagement.