Risa Puleo is a curator and art historian. Her exhibition, Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the American Justice System, was curated for The Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston and will travel open Tufts University Art Gallery in January 2020. Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, curated for Bemis Center for Contemporary Art during her year as curator-in residence, traveled through the summer of 2019 to MoCA North Miami, Blue Star Art Space and Southwest School of Art and Craft in San Antonio, The Nerman Art Museum in Kansas City. Other exhibitions have been hosted by the Leslie Lohman Museum in New York City, Franklin Street Works in Stamford, CT, ArtPace, San Antonio, Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City, and more.
Puleo has Master’s degrees from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and Hunter College and is a doctoral candidate in Northwestern University’s art history program. She has written for Art in America, Art Papers, Art 21, Asia Art Pacific, Hyperallergic.com, Modern Painters and other art publications. Puleo has lectured at Rhode Island School of Design, the School of the Visual Arts, New York, Cranbrook Academy of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, and the School of the Art Institute, Chicago.
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