Gates Family Foundation Curator of Painting & Sculpture | Denver Art Museum
Timothy James Standring is the Gates Family Foundation Curator of Painting & Sculpture at the Denver Art Museum. Since he began at the Denver Art Museum in 1989, he has led a significant initiative to make art and art history accessible to a broader public and has served the museum in many capacities. He has curated over eighteen exhibitions at the museum—most notably “Becoming Van Gogh”—and has published widely in the Burlington Magazine, Master Drawings, Print Quarterly, Artibus et Historiae, Renaissance Quarterly and Apollo. His next exhibition for 2021-22 regards Americans working in France during the Gilded Age.
Prior to his work at the Museum, Standring spent much of his career in academia with appointments at the Universities of Denver, Lawrence, and Loyola of Chicago, as well as at Pomona College. His degrees hail from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago.