WINSTON-SALEM, NC.- Reynolda House Museum of American Art
has named Katie Womack assistant director of collections management. Womack comes to Reynolda House from The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia where she was exhibitions and installations manager.
Womack brings an extensive background in collections management to the museum. Prior to working at The Fralin Museum of Art, she was collections manager at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas where she helped oversee a federally funded grant project to catalog the museums collections. Womack also worked at the Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas as collections manager. Her new position at Reynolda House is a homecoming; from 2005-2010 Womack was assistant collections manager at Reynolda House.
As assistant director of collections management, Womack will be responsible for managing the museums changing exhibitions, general care and stewardship of the museums decorative arts and American art collections, and overseeing requests for loans from the museums American art collection. In the past few years, Reynolda House has fielded more than 20 requests for works of art from its collection from museums around the world. Its Georgia OKeeffe pastel, Pool in the Woods, Lake George, recently returned from a three-month stay at the Tate Modern in London, and For Internal Use Only by Stuart Davis is on loan to the traveling exhibition Stuart Davis in Full Swing, on view now at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
Womack joins a team of collections management staff at Reynolda House who oversee care, conservation, and exhibition of the museums nationally recognized collections. Originally from Texas, she holds a bachelors degree in ceramics from the University of North Texas and a masters degree in museum studies from Syracuse University.