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Sharon Corwin



Sharon Corwin (Ph.D. 2001) is the Carolyn Muzzy Director and Chief Curator of the Colby College Museum of Art and Professor in the Art Department. In 2013, she oversaw the Museum’s expansion and the construction of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion. In 2017, she launched the Lunder Institute for American Art. Under her leadership the Museum has been integrated into the College’s curriculum in innovative ways. She has published several books and essays, including, Alex Katz: Maine/New York; American Modern: Documentary Photography by Abbott, Evans, and Bourke-White (with UCB alumna Jessica May); and “Picturing Efficiency: Precisionism, Scientific Management, and the Effacement of Labor.”  

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