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Jennifer Y. Chi

Exhibitions Director and Chief Curator (212) 992.7857

Jennifer Y. Chi, who joined ISAW in 2007, established and leads the Institute’s exhibition program. Dr. Chi was curator of ISAW’s inaugural exhibition, Wine, Worship, and Sacrifice: The Golden Graves of Ancient Vani (2008), co-curator of The Lost World of Old Europe: The Danube Valley 5000–3500 BC (2009), and co-editor of the accompanying catalogues for both. A specialist in Roman imperial sculpture, she was a fellow of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1999–2000. She is also a member of the sculpture publication team at the renowned classical site of Aphrodisias, in Turkey, where she is currently researching a series of late antique sculptures.

Jennifer Chi holds a Master of Studies from the University of Oxford and a Ph.D. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.