WHILE AT WAM:
I curated the Cowboys and Indians exhibition of a portfolio of Andy Warhol prints and presented my research on the prints to WAM’s tour guides to inform their public tours of the exhibition. I also prepared a gift of 300 contemporary prints to be reviewed for acquisition into the permanent collection, documenting each print and researching the artists for the museum’s database.
WHERE ARE YOU NOW:
Since her time at WAM, Emily Maple has received a master’s in Art History at the University of Toronto and then returned to Minneapolis to work at the Minneapolis Institute of Art in both the decorative arts department and visitor services. She has curated rotating solo and group exhibitions at Birchwood Cafe in Minneapolis, highlighting local artists and connecting the mission of the cafe with the art in the space. Through her work in museums, she became interested in non-profit fund development which led her to work at Greater Twin Cities United Way. At GTCUW, she supports a team of fundraisers to analyze giving trends, improve operational processes. Leading the Student United Way, a student group at the University of Minnesota, she is able to reconnect with the student community that she enjoys working with so much.