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Britt Salvesen

curator, Center for Creative Photography

Britt Salvesen has been named director and chief curator for The University of Arizona Center for Creative Photography. Salvesen, who earned her doctorate in art history from the University of Chicago, has earned several distinctions in the field of photography. They include a scholarly residence with the Rockefeller Foundation at the Bellagio Center and a Getty Curatorial Research Fellowship. She joined the UA's center as curator in October 2004 after a stint as associate curator of prints, drawings and photographs at the Art Institute of Chicago. In June 2007, after the departure of Doug Nickel, Salvesen was appointed interim director and curator for the UA's center and has since overseen the continued digitization of the print collection. Salvesen also reintroduced the centers scholarly journal, *The Archive*, and guided ambitious exhibition programs for the centers primary gallery and for its new Norton Photography Gallery at the Phoenix Art Museum.