BA, 2007, Connecticut College; Dual MA Arts Administration/Policy and Art History, 2013, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Curatorial: Adult Contemporary, Chicago; Co-prosperity Sphere, Chicago; Water Street Studio, Batavia, IL; Acre Projects, Chicago; The Clemente Center, New York. Fellowships: Studio Art Fellowship, Trinity College, Hartford, CT; the 12 Month Internship, Department of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Graduate Curatorial Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; ACRE Curatorial Fellowship, Chicago; Curator-in-Residence, Chicago Cultural Center Department of Cultural Affairs.

Personal Statement

Ross Jordan's research is focused on visual culture and how artists address social and political change. He is currently researching a project that will engage with the issues around the Obama Presidential Center. Over the last two years, as Assistant Director of Exhibition at SAIC, Ross has developed 40 exhibitions and projects that have connected noted alumni to current students and given visibility to the curricular work of SAIC's renowned faculty. Furthermore, his leadership combines theory and practice that supports the professional development of undergraduate and graduate students. 


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