The Dean of the oldest U.S. school of the arts was Ukrainian Marta Kuzma. This was announced by Peter Salowey, President of the prestigious Yale University, which includes school, writes Platforma.
«I am absolutely convinced that it will develop a unique vision of the Yale school of art. Marta Kuzma is able to inspire students to be bold, she clearly understands the importance of new contexts for artists and art,» said Salome.
Behind Marta Kuzma for more than 20 years of curatorial experience in different countries of the world. In the mid-nineties, the expert conducted the work of the Kiev Center for contemporary art Soros. Then the daughter of Ukrainian immigrants in the US was in charge of the Office for contemporary art Norway, international Center of photography in new York, and a Project on modern art Washington. Recently Ukrainian was led by the Royal Institute of art in Stockholm.
Note that Marta Kuzma became the first woman at the head of the school of art at Yale University.
This school was founded in 1864, making it the first educational institution of its kind in the U.S. – and is still considered one of the best in the country. Now there is a train masters of fine arts in graphic design, painting, photography and sculpture.
We will remind, recently a community leader and soloist of the group «Okean Elzy» Svyatoslav Vakarchuk was trained by world scholarship program at Yale University Yale World Fellow 2015 Annually under this program, the University selects a group of talented professionals from different fields and countries for an intensive several months of learning, so they can broaden their horizons and to develop as leaders.
Ukrainian became the Dean of the Yale school of art 11.02.2016