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Annemarie Sawkins

Annemarie Sawkins, Ph.D., is an independent curator, art historian, and author born in Durham, England. Her most recent curatorial project is More on Less: The History of Burlesque in America from Lydia Thompson to Amber Ray at the Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI through July 5, 2015. She is also traveling Afghan War Rugs: The Modern Art of Central Asia and has curated exhibitions on modern Rookwood. In 2013, she wrote catalogue entries for More Love: Art, Politics and Sharing since the 1990s for the Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. From 1999 to 2012, she was a curator at the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, where she organized Lucinda Devlin: The Omega Suites (2010), Louise Bourgeois: Recent Works (2007), Eve Sussman: 89 Seconds at Alcazar (2005), Honoré Daumier: Political Caricaturist of the Nineteenth Century (2003), and Man Ray on Paper (2002). While at the Milwaukee Art Museum, 199799, Sawkins contributed to A Renaissance Treasury: The Flagg Collection of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture (1999).  A frequent juror and portfolio reviewer, Annemarie Sawkins has her M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.