Wally Mason
Director and Chief Curator
Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Wally Mason has been the Director/Chief Curator of the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin since 2007. From 1996-2007 he was the Director of the University of Maine Museum of Art.

He has curated over 90 exhibitions, most recently: Dark Blue: Water as Protaganist; The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney; Philip Guston: Inevitable Finality, The Gemini G.E.L Prints; The Truth is Not in the Mirror: Photogra­phy and a Constructed Identity; Whatever is There is a Truth: Robert Rauschenberg’s Prints; Berenice Abbott: Cities Portraits; Prospect of Light: Plastic and Pinhole Images; Jocelyn Lee: Youth; Millions Taken Daily: Photographs from Everyone and Everywhere; Drawing as Thinking; John Marin’s Maine; Richard Estes: Recent Prints; Witty, Sexy, Gimmicky: British Pop Art; Being Where: Looking Into Landscape and The Potential Self: Portrait as Signifier.

Prior to moving to the museum world he taught at Phillips Academy, Western Michigan University and University of Vermont. Mason holds a BA from Beloit College and an MFA from Indiana University.

Mr. Mason is most interested in reviewing bodies of resolved work suitable for exhibition with no restrictions regard­ing style or content. Mr. Mason is not interested in reviewing work directed towards advertising or stock applica­tions. He can offer photographers exhibition opportunities including solo and group exhibitions. The museum does acquire photography for it’s permanent collection.