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Erin Sullivan Maynes '06 MA

Erin Sullivan Maynes is Assistant Curator in the Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Before moving to LACMA, she was the Hoehn Curatorial Fellow for Prints at the University of San Diego (2014-2017), where she taught courses on the history of prints, theories of media, and German art for the Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History and was responsible for managing and expanding the University’s growing collection of graphic art. She received her PhD in Art History from the University of Southern California in 2014. During her time in at UMass Amherst, she worked as a Curatorial Intern in the Cunningham Center at the Smith College Museum of Art and as a Research Assistant in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. She is currently working on exhibition projects focused on World War I and global media, Expressionism in Asia, the connections between the Mexican print workshop the Taller Gráfica Popular and German printmaking, and a larger exhibition on the material culture of Germany’s decade of inflation.