Curator of Academic Programs & Collections
Kristin’s role at MoCP is to study, creatively interpret, and contextualize the museum’s permanent collection and its exhibitions to create hands-on academic programming, while also developing related scholarly content. She organized the MoCP exhibitions Reproductive: Health, Fertility, Agency; Chicago Stories: Carlos Javier Ortiz and David Schalliol; and View Finder: Landscape and Leisure in the Collection, among others. She manages the museum’s podcast, Focal Point, which engages artists in discussion around the themes and processes in contemporary photography. Kristin holds a BFA in Painting from Kansas City Art Institute and an MAM in visual Arts Management from Columbia College Chicago. In her free time, Kristin enjoys making drawings of politicians, gardening with her two sons, and volunteering as a doula.