Charlene Rathburn, curator of exhibitions and collections for the museum, will work her last day at The Grace on Wednesday after only nine months on the job.Rathburn has accepted a position she said she "couldn't refuse" as director of the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum at Saginaw State University in Saginaw, Mich. Rathburn, who has an art degree in sculpture, joined The Grace in December.She
replaced former curator Amber McClendon, who resigned in August 2001.
The curator is responsible for scheduling and organizing most of the museum's art exhibits.
was not actively seeking another job, but was attracted to the one in Michigan because it seemed tailored for her
saw it posted in a museum trade publication.
"I am a sculptor and the museum is dedicated to the art and life of a traditional figurative Michigan sculptor.I will be doing what I went to school to do," Rathburn
introduced The Grace
to several new artists.The Grace
will conduct a regional search for a new curator.
...Charlene Rathburn, curator of exhibitions and collections for the museum, will work her last day at The Grace on Wednesday after only nine months on the job.
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