Senior Curator and Department Head, Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Andaleeb Badiee Banta (she/her) is a specialist in Renaissance and Baroque art of Europe, with a focus on old master works on paper and over 20 years of experience working in art museums and galleries.
She earned her MA and PhD from New York University and her BA from Vassar College. As Senior Curator and Department Head of Prints, Drawings & Photographs at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Andaleeb curates a wide variety of exhibitions that highlight the Museum’s collection of works on paper from the 15th to the 21st centuries. Prior to the BMA, Andaleeb was Curator of European and American Art at the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College and Assistant Curator of Drawings and Prints at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. She has also held curatorial and research assistant positions at the Morgan Library & Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Andaleeb has published and presented on numerous European artists of the 16th and 17th centuries. Her publications include articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Master Drawings, The Burlington Magazine, and Apollo, and she edited a volume of collected essays, The Enduring Legacy of Venetian Renaissance Art, in 2016. In 2017, she co-authored the exhibition catalog Lines of Inquiry: Learning from Rembrandt’s Etchings, which received the Alfred H. Barr, Jr. award from the College Art Association. Currently, she is preparing an exhibition in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Ontario that focuses on women makers active in Europe, ca, 1400-1800. Her research has been supported by fellowships and grants from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Fulbright Foundation, the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, and the American Academy in Rome.