Position Director of the School of Art Galleries Academic Area Art History Office Hours By Appointment Only Location Lamar Dodd School of Art, Main Building | Room N303 Email email@example.com CV Curriculum Vitae Dr. Katie Geha is a writer, curator, and art historian. She is Director and Chief Curator of the Galleries in the Lamar Dodd School of Art and its downtown outpost, The Athenaeum. She received her PhD from the University of Texas, Austin and her MA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Geha's research is focused on American art from the 1960s to the present. She broadly examines technology, science, mysticism, gender, and poetics as principles within the art of this period. She recently published a chapter in Ventriloquism, Performance, and Contemporary Art (edited by Jennie Hirsh and Isabelle Loring Wallace; Routledge Press, 2023) examining the dummy props used in the performances of Polish artist, Tadeuz Kantor. Geha is currently researching the homes of Chicago Imagist Roger Brown, working towards an essay that connects Brown's domestic life with his paintings. She regularly teaches modern and contemporary art history seminars on artists’ writing, alternative curatorial practices, and the crisis of painting in the 1960s and 70s. In her role as curator she has organized exhibitions of work by Kara Walker, Lisa Tan, Paul Pfeiffer, Trevor Paglen, Tony Cokes, Amanda Ross Ho, and Rosemary Mayer among others. Her writing on art has appeared in artforum.com, Art Papers, Burnaway, The Georgia Review, Harriet, and The Huffington Post.