Emily Stamey

Title: Curator of Exhibitions

Artist Affiliation: Weatherspoon Art Museum

Website: Weatherspoon Art Museum

Emily Stamey arrived in North Carolina this past October to become Curator of Exhibitions at the Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She came to the Weatherspoon from the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Arizona where she was Curator of Contemporary Art. Her recent exhibitions at SMoCA included Kelly Richardson: Tales on the Horizon and Leslie Shows: Surfacing. Prior to her work in Scottsdale, Stamey was Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University in Kansas. Her projects there included such exhibitions as Stocked: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles; Tony Feher: Extraordinary Ordinary; and Odili Donald Odita: Television.

Emily Stamey received her PhD and MA from The University of Kansas, Lawrence. She wrote her dissertation, Pop, Place, and Personal Identity in the Art of Roger Shimomura, concurrently with authoring the catalogue raisonné of the artist’s prints. Stamey received her BA in art history from Grinnell College, Iowa.

Photo credit: Sean Deckert-Calnicean Projects