Miranda Lash

Vice President

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Miranda Lash is the Ellen Bruss Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. Prior to working at the MCA, Lash was Curator of Contemporary Art at the Speed Art Museum from 2014 to 2020. Lash organized a wide range of exhibitions at the Speed, including Keltie Ferris: *O*P*E*N* and BRUCE CONNER: FOREVER AND EVER. In 2017 Lash and Trevor Schoonmaker from Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, co-organized the widely acclaimed exhibition Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art.

From 2008 to 2014 Lash was the founding curator of modern and contemporary art at the New Orleans Museum of Art. There she curated over twenty exhibitions, including the traveling retrospective exhibition Mel Chin: Rematch and the exhibitions Rashaad Newsome: King of Arms; Katie Holten: Drawn to the Edge; Swoon: Thalassa; Wayne Gonzales: Light to Dark, Dark to Light; and Parallel Universe: Quintron and Miss Pussycat Live at City Park.

Lash has been a Clark Fellow at the Clark Art Institute, a consultant for Creative Capital, a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, and a member of the curatorial advisory council for the international triennial Prospect New Orleans. She is a graduate of Harvard University and the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.