University Curator/Registrar, David Winton Bell Gallery/Cohen Gallery, Brown University
As Curator of Campus Collections/Registrar of the David Winton Bell Gallery, Nicole Wholean provides stewardship and collections care management to the art collections at Brown University. Recently hired in June of 2017, Nicole joins Brown after a 20-year career in Museum Registration and Exhibition Coordination at the Florence Griswold Museum and the Wadsworth Atheneum in Connecticut.While at the Florence Griswold Museum she was involved in the historic reinterpretation of the Florence Griswold House, securing new furnishings and supervising the conservation, movement and reinstallation of collections. At the Wadsworth Atheneum she coordinated several blockbuster international travelling exhibitons including Pieter de Hooch 1629-1684 and Salvador Dali: Optical Illusions. Nicole received an A.B. in Art History from Wheaton College and an M.S. in Visual Arts Administration from New York University.