Beaux Arts Director and Chief Curator, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami; AAMG At-Large, Task Force Co-Chair for the Protection of University Collections
Dr. Jill Deupi is the Beaux Arts Director and Chief Curator of the Lowe Art Museum (University of Miami). Prior to assuming this position in 2014, Dr. Deupi was Director and Chief Curator of University Museums at Fairfield University, where she was also an Assistant Professor of Art History. She received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and her J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law, graduating summa cum laude. Dr. Deupi holds both an M.A. and a Ph.D. in art history from the University of London’s Birkbeck College and the University of Virginia, respectively. She also holds a graduate certificate in Arts Administration from New York University. A “Rome Prize” recipient, Deupi wrote her doctoral dissertation on art and cultural politics in 18th-century Naples. Her previous museum experience includes work at the Royal Academy of Arts, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Snite Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, and the Wallace Collection. Dr. Deupi is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, the Leading Change Institute, and the Getty Leadership Institute. She serves on the boards of the Association of Art Museum Directors, the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, and the Cornell Museum (Rollins College). She is co-chair of the Task Force for the Protection of University Collections and Chair of the Coral Gables Arts Advisory Panel. Dr. Deupi has served as a peer reviewer for the National Endowment for the Humanities and Institute of Museum and Library Services and is a member of the American Alliance of Museums, ArtTable, the Association of Art Museum Curators, the Association of Art Museum Directors, and the College Art Association.