Gates Family Foundation Curator of Painting & Sculpture | Denver Art Museum
Timothy James Standring, curator emeritus, Denver Art Museum has lectured widely throughout the United States and Europe. He has curated more than 18 exhibitions at the museum—most notably “Becoming Van Gogh”—and has published widely in international journals. His writings reflect interests that include 17th-century Roman patrons, monographic studies on European artists, British watercolor sketching, Poussin’s early works, Van Gogh’s drawings, Degas’s monotypes, the works of Andrew and Jamie Wyeth, Rembrandt’s prints and contemporary realist artists such as Daniel Sprick, T. Allen Lawson, Scott Fraser, Pere and Josep Santilari. His next exhibition, “Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France” opens at the Denver Art Museum on November 15, 2021.
Prior to his work at the Museum, Standring held faculty appointments at the University of Denver, Pomona College, Lawrence University, and Loyola University of Chicago. He has been a Fellow at The Clark Art Institute, a Guest Scholar at the J. Paul Getty Museum, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery of Art, in addition to receiving other grants. He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is also an accomplished watercolor artist.