Kelly Taxter

Barnett and Annalee Newman Curator of Contemporary Art

Kelly Taxter is the Barnett and Annalee Newman Curator of Contemporary Art at The Jewish Museum. She has organized the career surveys of Marc Camille Chaimowicz and Isaac Mizrahi, the contemporary group exhibitions Unorthodox and Take Me (I’m Yours), as well as focused projects with Laurie Simmons, Eva LeWitt, Vivian Suter, Alex Israel, Valeska Soares, and Chantal Joffe. Taxter received an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University.