Denise Markonish

MarkonishDenise Markonish has been the curator at MASS MoCA since 2007 where her exhibitions include: Oh, Canada, the largest survey of contemporary Canadian art (accompanied by a 400-page catalogue co-published with MIT Press); Sanford Biggers: The Cartographer’s Conundrum, Michael Oatman: all utopias fell; Stephen Vitiello: All Those Vanished Engines, Nari Ward: Sub Mirage Lignum (catalogue); Petah Coyne: Everything That RisesMust Converge (catalogue: Yale University Press), Inigo Manglano-Ovalle:Gravity is a force to be reckoned with (catalogue: D.A.P); These Days:Elegies for Modern Times and Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape(catalogue: MIT Press. Markonish also co-edited, with Susan Cross, the book Sol LeWitt: 100 Views (Yale University Press). Previous to her work at MASS MoCA, Markonish was the curator at Artspace in New Haven, CT. In addition to her curatorial work, Markonish has taught at University of NewHaven, Stonehill College, and the Rhode Island School of Design.

Interview with Markonish on Big Red and Shiny