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Alumni Profile: Lauren Richman VU Art Class of 2011

Posted by on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 in News and Events.

“My Studio Art minor at VU was instrumental to the ways in which I think about photography’s materiality. I believe it’s essential for art historians/critics/curators to have some experience making.”


Lauren Richman graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2011 with a B.A degree in Art History, French, and Studio Art. After her time at Vanderbilt, Lauren revcieved a Master’s Degree in Art History from Southern Methodist University in 2013, followed by her Ph.D. in Art History from SMU in 2019.

While on campus, Rachel worked as a Curatorial Research Assistant within the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery. After graduation and in addition to pursuing her advanced degrees, she worked as a Curatorial Research Assistant at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art (2012) in Fort Worth, Texas.

In 2019, Lauren accepted a position as the Assistant Curator of Photography with the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University, Bloomington.


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