At the ICA
Whitney-Lauder Fellow: Ms. Jones
Karen Jones has been appointed the first ICA Whitney-Lauder Curatorial
Fellow. Funded by Leonard A. Lauder, chairman and CEO of Estée Lauder
Companies, the Whitney-Lauder Fellowship is an annual appointment specifically
for a graduate of the Independent Study Program at the Whitney Museum of
American Art, to work as an Assistant Curator at ICA.
Ms. Jones is an independent curator and critic. She is currently a Ph.D.
candidate in art history at Columbia University.
As a Whitney-Lauder Curatorial Fellow, Ms. Jones will work within the
curatorial department, assisting in the administrative, research and technical
duties associated with organizing exhibitions and producing publications
and brochures for 12 shows, annually. Ms. Jones will be the liaison between
ICA and Penn's undergraduate art history department in implementing a curatorial
seminar that will culminate in an exhibition at ICA each spring.
Adjunct Curator: Ms. Schaffner
Ingrid Schaffner has been appointed Adjunct Curator of the ICA.
Ms. Schaffner is an independent curator and writer based in New York. She
has been working in the field of contemporary art since the mid-1980s. As
Adjunct Curator, she will organize exhibitions of the Institute's and her
Ms. Schaffner received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College, and participated
in the Whitney Museum of American Art's Independent Study Program as a Helena
Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow. She earned her M.A. from New York University
Institute of Fine Arts.