NHIA Appoints New Director of Exhibitions

Jennifer Robertson on 08.29.17

The New Hampshire Institute of Art Appoints Theresa Choi As New Director of Exhibitions

The New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA) is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of its national search for a new Director of Exhibitions with the appointment of curator Theresa Choi. Choi will oversee the college’s exhibitions program including gallery spaces in Manchester and Peterborough, New Hampshire.

Choi brings to NHIA a wealth of experience working with artists, museums, and non-profit galleries in New York and Los Angeles and a specific focus as a curator of modern and contemporary art.

Most recently, Choi worked in Brooklyn, New York as the Studio Manager for noted artist Virginia Overton. Prior to that she served as Assistant Curator at Storm King Art Center in Mountainville, New York where she co-organized the exhibition “Dennis Oppenheim: Terrestrial Studio,” and contributed to the monograph Mark di Suvero edited by David Collens, Nora Lawrence, and Choi, and co-published by Storm King and Prestel in 2015.

Choi earned a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of Virgina in 1997 and a Master of Arts from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College in 2012 where she curated an exhibition featuring the work of Peter Hutton, Tony Oursler, Olivia Plender, and Kiki Smith.

We are extremely pleased that Theresa will be joining us as our new Director of Exhibitions,” said Kent Devereaux, President of NHIA. “Her combination of vision and curiosity make her the ideal candidate to lead our exhibition program into the next decade, with exhibitions that will both intrigue and engage the NHIA community as well as the public at large.

To learn more about NHIA’s exhibitions program including fall schedules for both the Manchester and Peterborough galleries, visit nhia.edu/exhibitions.