Director and Chief Curator
Lynn Boland, Ph.D. joined CSU as the director of the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art in July 2017, bringing more than 20 years of experience in various academic and university museum roles. From 2009 until starting at CSU, they were the Pierre Daura Curator of European Art at the Georgia Museum of Art and adjunct professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Georgia.
Boland received an undergraduate degree in art history from the University of Georgia and a master’s and doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Their publications and exhibitions have received awards from the College Art Association (CAA), the Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC), the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), Southeastern Museum Conference (SEMC), and the American Alliance of Museums (AAM); their research and publications have received support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kress Foundation, and the Getty Foundation, among others. Boland specializes in 20th- and 21st-century art and issues around museum access and equity.