Bridget Donlon is a Brooklyn-based, London-educated contemporary art professional with a decade of experience in curating and arts administration. She got her start at the Tang Museum, artist-run spaces in Williamsburg, and as an intern for the Guerrilla Girls. She has worked for Galerie Lelong, Tate Modern, the Fabric Workshop and Museum, and Dieu Donné. Bridget recently curated the group exhibitions Confluence/Influence: Mingei in Contemporary Abstraction at the Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs andPure Pulp, a traveling 15 year retrospective of works from the Dieu Donné residency programs organized by the Wellin Museum at Hamilton College. The catalog for Pure Pulp features contributions by Richard Tuttle and Rachel Wolff and is distributed by DelMonico/Prestel. Bridget is currently an Assistant Manager at MTA Arts & Design in New York City.
MTA Arts & Design, New York, NY Assistant Manager: 2015 - present
Dieu Donné, New York NY Program Manager: 2012-2015
Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA Assistant to the Director: 2010-2011
Tate Modern, London, UK Curatorial Intern, Van Doesburg and the International Avant Garde: Constructing a New World: 2009-2010
Galerie Lelong, New York, NY Executive Assistant/Assistant Registrar: 2006-2008
Pure Pulp: Contemporary Artists working in Paper at Dieu Donné, 2000-Present, Wellin Museum, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (February 6 - April 10, 2016). Travels to Robert C. Williams Museum of Paper at Georgia Tech, Atlanta,GA (June 9 - August 5, 2016) and Dedalus Foundation gallery at Industry City, Brooklyn, NY (September 8 - October 16, 2016). Review.
Imperfect Surface, Dieu Donné, New York, NY (March 5 - April 12, 2014).
Works With Paper: Amanda Guest, Sarah Kabot, and Ursula von Rydingsvard, Lily’s at Roger Smith Hotel,New York, NY. Video.
Arbitrary Taxonomies, Center Gallery, Fordham University, New York, NY.
The Dictionary of Received Ideas, Goldsmiths MFA Curating degree exhibition, Q Art Space, London;commission of new works by Charlotte Warne Thomas.
Photo 50: Gwenaël Bélanger, Sandra Setzkorn and Flavia Sollner, London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London.
All That Is Solid, Goldsmiths MA Photography and Urban Cultures degree exhibition, The Old Police Station, London.
Pause & Eject, Goldsmiths MFA Art Practice interim exhibition, The Rag Factory, London.
Photo50: Any similarity to actual events or characters is purely coincidental, London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London.
Blue Smoke, Brittle Leaves, Center Gallery, Fordham University, New York.