Becca Owen

Position title: Ph.D. Student; Project Assistant (GWS Professor Ellen Samuels); Humanities Responder at Wisconsin Humanities (Center for the Humanities HEX Program)


Curriculum Vitae

Becca (they/them pronouns) is an art history PhD student and curator whose work focuses on modern to contemporary art, queer and trans theory, and institutional critique. They intend to minor in Visual Cultures and will begin a concurrent MA in Gender and Women’s Studies in Fall 2021. Becca curated Gender Euphoria: Contemporary Art Beyond the Binary for Five Oaks Museum, which can be viewed online on the museum’s website. They received a BA in art history, visual culture, and queer studies from Sarah Lawrence College in 2018.

Primary Advisor(s)
Jill H. Casid