About the Collaborator
Kate Green, Ph.D. is Executive Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, where, joining the museum in October 2020, she is focused on growing the museum’s resources and impact. Green joined MoCA Tucson from the El Paso Museum of Art, where, as Senior Curator since 2018, she oversaw the renovation of the museum’s galleries and reinstallation of the permanent collection and developed the museum’s Border Initiative, stewarding gifts and acquisitions of works by Beatriz Cortez, Virginia Jaramillo, Teresa Margolles, and Leo Villareal, the Border Biennial and exhibitions involving new commissions by Andrea Bowers, Cruz Ortiz, Animales de Poder, and programs featuring Celia Álvarez-Muñoz, Guillermo Gomez-Peña, Las Imaginistas, and Postcommodity. Previously, Green directed Marfa Contemporary, where she commissioned an exhibition project with William Cordova, including a book published by Dancing Foxes Press, and a performance project with Autumn Knight. From 2004 to 2007 Green led curatorial and education departments at Artpace San Antonio, and from 2001 to 2003 worked in curatorial at MoMA PS1 and as an educator at Dia Art Foundation. Green’s writing about art appears in catalogs and also many publications, including Artforum and Frieze. Green has taught art history at several institutions (Trinity University, University of Texas at Austin), was a fellow in the Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s Core Program, and holds an M.A. from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and a Ph.D. in Modern and Contemporary Art History from the University of Texas at Austin.