Associate Curator of Contemporary Art
Cecilia Wichmann (she/her) is Associate Curator of Contemporary Art. Her most recent exhibitions include Elle Pérez: Devotions, On Certainty: Gifts from the Collection of Suzanne F. Cohen, and Tschabalala Self: By My Self; she was a member of the research team for Joan Mitchell. Major forthcoming projects engage the work of Fred Wilson and Joyce J. Scott. In collaboration with Paper Conservator Linda Owen, Cecilia has spearheaded the Museum’s Artist Interviews research initiative. Before joining the BMA in 2017, Cecilia led the Stamp Gallery and Contemporary Art Purchasing Program at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she is a PhD candidate in art history. Born and raised in Maryland, Cecilia started her museum career at The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., after completing her undergraduate degree in art history at the University of Toronto.