Alexandra Keiser

Project Manager

As Project Manager, Alexandra Keiser oversees the preparation and phased publication of the catalogue raisonné of Joan Mitchell’s painted work. Keiser brings two decades of expertise to the Joan Mitchell Catalogue Raisonné project. She is the co-editor of the digital Archipenko sculpture catalogue raisonné, which was launched in 2018, and is a regular speaker on catalogues raisonnés best practices. She actively participates in the Catalogue Raisonné Scholars Association (CRSA), as a member of the board of directors and the organization’s managing director.

In her previous role as research curator at the Archipenko Foundation, Keiser made significant contributions to the Archipenko scholarship and its broader context, with recent inclusion in the French journal Histoire de l’art (no. 91). Prior, she was the founding director of the contemporary art gallery AU base in New York City. Keiser has curated notable exhibitions, including the traveling retrospective Archipenko: A Modern Legacy, which toured museums in the United States and Scandinavia from 2015 to 2018. And, in 2023, she curated the contemporary art exhibition Down to Earth during the Upstate Art Weekend in New York.

Alexandra Keiser holds a PhD from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London and a Master’s from Universität Trier in Germany. She regularly contributes to conferences and symposia in the art history and catalogue raisonné community.