The Faith Flanagan Fellowship Program provides ArtTable Chapter mentorship and a one-year provisional membership in the DC Chapter to a few select individuals with at least 2 years of experience in the visual arts field. The D.C. Chapter has selected 3 women for a one-year mentorship beginning Fall 2017.
Mollie Berger, Curatorial Assistant, Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Arthas worked at the National Gallery since 2014, following her graduation from George Washington University with a Master of Arts in Art History. An adapted version of her graduate qualifying paper on Kenneth Noland’s circle paintings and the psychoanalytic therapy of Dr. Wilhelm Reich was recently published for Refiguring American Art, a research project organized by Tate, London. Mollie is currently working on a small exhibition of prints by Edvard Munch, opening September 3 at the National Gallery.
Rachel Burley joined CulturalDC in July 2016 and coordinates the exhibition program at Flashpoint Gallery. She also collaborates with the communications team and provides general administrative support.
Previously, Rachel worked as a Marketing and Communications intern at the Phillips Collection. Rachel is a native Californian. She graduated summa cum laude from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Political Science. She moved to DC to pursue a Master of Arts in Art History at George Washington University, where she graduated in May 2016. While at GWU, she served as president of George Washington University’s Gallery 102, and curated So Much Depends Upon… an exhibition that explored the intersection between language and the visual arts.
Colleen earned an MSc from the University of Edinburgh in History of Art. During her time there and after her return to the U.S., she also managed art projects for the ARTISTRooms Foundation. Before becoming the U.S. Provenance Research Exchange Program Project Coordinator, Colleen interned with the Smithsonian Provenance Research Initiative, where she helped coordinate programs for the 2016 College Art Association Annual Conference and the 2016 American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting.