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New curator of contemporary art at Cincinnati Art Museum

Jéssica Flores will become the new associate curator of contemporary art at the CincinnatiArt Museum, a position that she will take up in September.

She currently serves as the Director’s Project Assistant at the CincinnatiArt Museum and has been involved with the the museum’s long-term expansion. She was involved in the internal meetings related to the Director’s appointment for the Venice Biennale and has consulted on contemporary acquisitions.

Her most recent work presented exhibitions of the Cincinnati-based artists Anthony Luensman and Charley and Edie Harper. Her exhibitions include Arenas (2007), Minimal Realism: Charley and Edie Harper (2008) and Maps & Manifests: New Work by Mark Bradford (2008). Furthermore, she has been on-site curator for the special exhibitions Transparent Reflections: Pousette-Dart Works on Paper (2007) and LeWitt x 2: Selections from The LeWitt Collection (2008).

Flores commented, “I am looking forward to developing the Art Museum’s contemporary collection, executing more exhibitions, and engaging Cincinnati through a variety of progressive programs.”