Katerina Lydon, Development and Marketing, klydon@tallerpr.org, x1003

Gallerist, artist, and independent curator Katerina Lydon has worked in the Philadelphia arts community for over 20 years, focusing on the disciplines of site-specific, installation, and conceptual art. She has curated over 30 exhibitions collaborating with regional artists, institutions, and organizations, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts where she studied the dual majors of painting and sculpture. While currently finishing an undergraduate Art History thesis at Rutgers New Brunswick on the history of installation artworks and the institutions that create, display, disseminate, and preserve them; she is also a Douglass Centennial Research Assistant at Rutgers Special Collections and Archives, working on the history of Women Artists and Jewish women. She has worked as an archiving curatorial assistant for the Sam Hunter Archive in Princeton, and as a summer collections intern at the Seward Johnson Atelier at the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton New Jersey with the work of Herk Van Tongeren, and the Center for Women in the Arts and Humanities in New Brunswick. She is new to Taller Puertorriqueño in Development and Marketing. This work connects with her current multidisciplinary research project on the work of Puerto Rican born, now Philadelphia -based artist Pepón Osorio.