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October 07, 2021

Rena M. Hoisington, Curator and Head, Old Master Prints, National Gallery of Art

Rena M. Hoisington, Curator and Head, Old Master Prints, National Gallery of Art

Rena M. Hoisington
Curator and Head, Old Master Prints
National Gallery of Art

Rena M. Hoisington is curator and head of the department of old master prints at the National Gallery of Art, where she has worked since 2018. She has her MA and PhD. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University. Prior to her appointment in Washington, DC, she was the senior curator of prints, drawings, and photographs at the Baltimore Museum of Art, where she organized several exhibitions including Print by Print: Series from Dürer to Lichtenstein (2011–2012) and Off the Shelf: Modern and Contemporary Artists’ Books (2017). She also has worked at the Wadsworth Atheneum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Morgan Library & Museum. Additionally, Hoisington has taught art history courses at The Johns Hopkins University and Stony Brook University. She has contributed articles to Print Quarterly and essays to the exhibition catalogs Camille Corot: Natur und Traum (2012) and Artists and Amateurs: Etching in 18th-Century France (2013). Her upcoming exhibition Aquatint: From Its Origins to Goya will open at the National Gallery on October 24, 2021.

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