University of Texas Art Museum Names Two Women to Key Posts

The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin has announced the appointment of two women to leadership positions.

Francesca Consagra was named senior curator of prints, drawings, and European paintings. Her appointment is effective on June 25. Since 2008, she has been senior curator at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis. Previously, she was curator at the St. Louis Art Museum. She has also served as a lecturer in art at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Dr. Consagra is a graduate of Connecticut College. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in art history from Johns Hopkins University.

Colette Crossman was promoted to curator of exhibitions at the Blanton Musuem. Since 2010 she has been serving as administrator of arts and programs. Previously, she was curator of academic programs at the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College in Ohio.

Dr. Crossman is a graduate of Texas Christian University. She holds a master’s degree from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London and a Ph.D. in art history from the University of Maryland.

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