The Utah Museum of Fine Arts has a new curator for its modern and contemporary art collections.
Whitney Tassie has been hired as UMFA's Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, the museum announced today.
Tassie comes most recently from Chicago, where she was director of the Monique Meloche Gallery for seven years. She also co-founded Gallery Weekend Chicago, an annual event to promote Chicago's contemporary art scene to collectors and curators. Before working at the Meloche Gallery, Tassie worked as an exhibitions and curatorial assistant at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art in Ithaca, N.Y.