Erica Barrish: Reductive Minimalism: Women Artists in Dialogue, 1960-2012

Thursday, January 23, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Columbus Drive Building, 280 S. Columbus Dr., room 122

Erica Barrish has been actively engaged in the global art community since 1995. She has worked as a critic, curator, writer, and art advisor. Presently, she is the Director of Sales for Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York, a leading Contemporary Art Gallery. Previously, she spent eight years as a Contemporary Art Specialist for Christie's, Wright and Sotheby's. She worked as an appraiser and art advisor for Appraisal Resource Associates. She has worked on curatorial projects with the Whitney Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institute for Traveling Exhibitions, Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Guggenheim Museum. She has her Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Michigan and her Master of Art History from Hunter College. She teaches art and business at Sotheby's Institute in New York. For 2014–15 she will be guest curator at the University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is also a member of the American Society of Appraisers, Arttable, and POWArts.