The Pomona College Museum of Art is delighted to announce the appointment of jill moniz as Academic Curator. jill holds a doctorate in cultural anthropology from Indiana University. She worked in community engagement at Museum of Latin American Art before becoming head curator at the California African American Museum. moniz served as curator to Dr. Leon O Banks, a founding trustee of MOCA, before returning to large-scale exhibitions, notably Work Over School at the Craft and Folk Art Museum and Signifying Form at The Landing Gallery. Dr. moniz serves as an advisor for community engagement and programming for the Getty Museum, sits on the CALTRANS Public Art Advisory Board, and adjudicates awards for the California Arts Council. jill has deep ties to LA’s artist communities. Extending her mission of building community through the arts to Pomona College, jill is excited to engage faculty and students across disciplines in using the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions to build bridges of understanding.
She may be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 76229.