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Meet UAM Collections Curator Courtney Uldrich

The University Art Museum is proud to announce the hiring of our newest team member! Please join us in welcoming Courtney Uldrich, Collections Curator at New Mexico State University. This position has been graciously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for three consecutive years then funded by NMSU in perpetuity.

Uldrich received her Master of Fine Arts in Art History at NMSU in 2022. She is originally from Fredericktown, OH, and received her Bachelor's in Fine Art in Photography from Shawnee State University. In this role, Uldrich is expanding upon her curatorial and collections management experience by managing and curating exhibitions directly from the NMSU Permanent Art Collection. Uldrich was the 2021 recipient of the Judy Chicago Art Education Award, an award that honors Judy Chicago's pioneering work as an art educator. During her time at NMSU, Uldrich has curated four exhibitions at the UAM: Art & Motherhood in 2020- Permanent Collection Exhibition, Labor: Art & Motherhood in 2020- Retablo Collection Exhibition, St. Joseph and the Laborers, and Establishing Our Own Art History: The Influence of Judy Chicago.

The UAM is thrilled to better serve our community by now offering open access to the NMSU Permanent Art Collection. Uldrich will oversee requests to study and research from the collection from NMSU and the community at large. In addition to overseeing and caring for the NMSU Permanent Art Collection, upcoming notable projects include serving on the Art and Public Committee, curating the 2023 summer exhibition at the UAM, and teaching an internship with museum studies students at NMSU.