Curator & Loupe Editor
Francine received her BA from Wellesley College in English and studio art and her PhD in American studies from Boston University.A specialist in the history of photography and American visual culture, Francine wrote her dissertation on Edward Weston’s photographs for Leaves of Grass. Prior to joining the PRC, Francine worked as the Acting Assistant Curator in the Department of Photographs at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. Her past museum experience includes three years as a curatorial fellow and research assistant at the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University and two years as a graduate intern and curatorial fellow at the deCorodva Museum and Sculpture Park. At deCordova, she curated DeCordova Collects: Gifts from Stephen and Sybil Stone, and co-curated Self-Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art and the 2003 deCordova Annual. Francine has also taught art history at Wellesley College, Simmons College, and Boston University.
Communications, Technology & Administration Coordinator
Mariah received her BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in photography and art history. Prior to joining the staff, Mariah has interned at the PRC, Panopticon Gallery and the Danforth Museum of Art. As a PRC intern, Mariah was an essential part of the team that worked on the PRC’s spring fundraiser event.
Photos by Helena Goessens.