Josephine Bloodgood has been working in the museum/gallery field since 1996, managing and preserving collections and curating exhibitions. She is currently Director of Curatorial and Preservation Affairs at Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) in New Paltz, NY, where she has worked since 2014 and written three successful National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grants and contributed to others for the preservation of the site’s seven historic stone houses and collections. She curated over thirty exhibitions in previous positions at the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum (WAAM, 2002-2014) and the Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA, 1995-2001) with a primary focus on American Art and also wrote numerous successful grants to the New York State Council on the Arts, NEH, etc.
Recent exhibitions with publications include Living in Style: the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Arts (HHS, 2017) and John Hasbrouck: A Most Estimable Citizen (HHS, 2017), which tells the story of a man-born into slavery-who became the first African-American man eligible to vote in New Paltz, NY. She has written catalogue essays such as Embracing the New: Modernism’s Impact on Woodstock Artists (WAAM, 2013), At Woodstock, Kuniyoshi (WAAM, 2003), and Vibrant Excursions: Paintings by Thomas Paquette (GMOA, 2001). She also coordinated the production of the catalogues Peggy Bacon: Cats and Caricatures (WAAM, 2011) and The Maverick: Hervey White’s Colony of the Arts (WAAM, 2006).
Bloodgood advises and assists private, corporate, and public collections. For more information about fine art and related services, please contact her through this site.