American Portraiture Today
Part of The Baker Museum Lecture Series
Dorothy Moss, Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the National Portrait Gallery and Director of the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
A behind-the-scenes look at the Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today exhibition and an overview of the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, including its history and how the competition fits into the National Portrait Gallery’s overall contemporary art programming.
Dorothy Moss is associate curator of painting and sculpture at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and director of the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. Moss has held positions at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She has contributed to numerous exhibition catalogues, and her writings have appeared in Burlington Magazine, American Art, click!: photography changes everything and Gastronomica. After graduating from Smith College, Moss earned a master’s degree from Williams College and a Ph.D. from the University of Delaware.