Elizabeth Spungen: Our Tenth Director

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Appointed in 2006, Elizabeth (Liz) Spungen’s tenure at The Print Center has been marked by programmatic and administrative accomplishments. She has developed numerous major individual and institutional gifts, among them the largest gift ever received by The Print Center naming the Jensen Bryan Curatorial Chair, as well as awards from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, William Penn Foundation, Pew Center for Arts and Heritage and the National Endowment for the Arts. She established fiscal and personnel stability for the organization, expanded the size of the staff, developed a publication program, improved the facility upgrades and reestablished The Print Center’s position as an artist’s advocate. Her curatorial efforts have included Black Pulse: Doug + Mike Starn (2007); Nakazora: space between sky and earth: Masao Yamamoto (2008); the retrospective exhibition Silver Mine: Robert Asman (2011-2012); and Matt Neff: Second Sight (2014). Recent publications include The Picture that Remains by Will Brown and Thomas Devaney (2013) and To Find God not the Devil’s Insides by Doug and Mike Starn (2007).