New Director for Carnegie Mellon's Gallery; New Roving Gallery for Bahrain: MUSEUM NEWS
Astria Suparak, a curator known for her efforts to highlight emerging and international artists, has been named the new director of 's Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, effective March 1. Suparak's cutting-edge exhibitions often employ a variety of media, from painting and photography to craft and electronic arts. Suparak, who succeeds interim director Petra Fallaux, comes to from 's Warehouse Gallery, a public, nonprofit art gallery. She has also curated exhibitions independently in and . "Astria Suparak will bring a great deal of energy and vision to her new position as director of the Regina Gouger Miller Gallery," said Hilary Robinson, dean of the College of Fine Arts. Suparak curated the Warehouse Gallery's show, "COME ON: Desire Under the Female Gaze," in late 2007. She described the exhibition as "unabashed explorations and unapologetic articulations of female libido" and an attempt to break down the notion of dichotomous gender.