Sarah Hromack / Being

Sarah Hromack is a cultural worker who engages at the socio-systemic intersections of the arts, design, and digital media as a participant observer who has worked, written, and taught in an interdisciplinary manner for twenty years—most notably as the founding director of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Digital Media department (2009-2015). She currently teaches about the strategic relationship between digital media and arts organizations in the Department of Art and Art Professions at New York University’s Steinhardt School. As a critic, her writings have appeared in such publications as Frieze, Artforum, Art in America, and Paper Monument. Sarah holds an MA in Visual and Critical Studies from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, California, and a BFA in Fine Arts and Art History from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a recipient of the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant (2016). Sarah lives in Brooklyn with her son.

She has performed the following types of labor: *

Advising; Blogging; Budgeting; Business Development; Branding; Curation; Creative Direction; Communications; Editing; Ethnography; Grant Writing; Ideation; Leadership; Lecturing; Mentorship; Recruitment; Research; Planning; Press; Production; Publishing; Strategy; Teaching; Writing

For and with the following organizations:

— New York University (Part-Time Faculty, Department of Art and Art Professions, Steinhardt School, New York, New York, 2013–2016, 2018. Course: "Digital Media and the Arts Organization: From Strategy to Practice.")
— Kickstarter (Chief Culture Officer, Brooklyn, New York, 2017)
— Rhode Island School of Design (Critic and Part-Time Faculty, MFA Graphic Design, Providence, Rhode Island, 2016–2018. Course: Thesis II Writing, Visiting Critic)
— Project Projects (Senior Associate, New York, New York, 2015–2017)

— P!/K. gallery (Guest Curator, Egress, New York, New York, 2015)

— Whitney Museum of American Art (founding Director of Digital Media, New York, New York, 2009–2015)

Art in America (Web Editor, New York, New York, 2009)
Curbed Media (Editor, San Francisco, California/New York, New York 2006–2008)
— Contemporary Jewish Museum (Educator, San Francisco, California, 2005–2007)
California College of the Arts (Graduate Teaching Assistant & Mentor, San Francisco, California, 2005–2007)
— Gothamist Media (Arts Writer, SFist, San Francisco, California, 2005)
— Carnegie Museum of Art (Curatorial Assistant, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2002–2005)

Three Rivers Arts Center (Co-Curator, "Daydream Nation: Through the Perilous Night", Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2004)

— Baltimore Museum of Art (Intern, Department of Contemporary Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 1999–2001)
— Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary School (Educator, Baltimore, Maryland, 1999–2001)
— H. Lewis Gallery (Co-Director, Baltimore, Maryland, 1999–2001) (Independent Publisher, Everywhere, 2000–2008)

*blood, sweat, tears; ops; unpaid emotional labor; childbirth; etcetera

Please contact me for a full curriculum vitae—or to simply speak with me directly, like a human being.: my last name at google's email service dot com

Updated on January 07, 2019