The Department of Art and Art History at Texas Christian University has appointed former Dallas gallery owner Christina Rees to serve as curator of the Art Galleries at TCU, effective August 15. The university maintains two gallery venues.

Rees, a native of Irving, Texas, received a bachelor of applied arts and sciences degree from the University of North Texas in 1993, with concentrations in art, anthropology, and sociology with a minor in English. She has worked as a writer, editor, columnist, and critic in the fields of visual art, film, and music and has most recently been owner-director of Road Agent, a contemporary art gallery in Dallas.

“Christina’s exhibitions received national recognition and provided a forum for discussion and consideration of international trends in contemporary art,” according to Dr. Frances Colpitt of the TCU art faculty who headed the search committee for a new curator.

Dr. Scott Sullivan, dean of the TCU College of Fine Arts, states, “We are extremely pleased to have someone with Christina’s experience as our new curator. We look forward to her continuing our record of strong exhibitions of contemporary art at TCU.”