Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson
CEO and director, chief curator, Aspen Art Museum
Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson is the chief executive officer and director, chief curator of the Aspen Art Museum. Six years into her tenure with the institution, the Aspen Art Museum is a revitalized, re-imagined, and dynamic institution. With well over 100 exhibitions curated during her career, Ms. Zuckerman Jacobson’s projects at the AAM include one-person exhibitions with Yutaka Sone, Javier Téllez, Pedro Reyes, Jeremy Deller, Aïda Ruilova, Friedrich Kunath, Mai-Thu Perret, Jim Hodges, Peter Coffin, Fred Tomaselli, Mark Bradford, Sergej Jensen, Mamma Andersson, Cathy Wilkes, Mark Manders, Haegue Yang, and Stephen Shore. Her career prior to the AAM encompasses tenures as the Phyllis Wattis Matrix Curator at the University of California, Berkeley, Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (1999 – 2004), where she curated more than 40 early and important solo exhibitions of international contemporary artists; and New York’s The Jewish Museum (1993 – 1998). Ms. Zuckerman Jacobson holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in European History from the University of Pennsylvania, a Diploma from the Royal Society of Art, Christie’s London, as well as a Master of Arts Degree in Art History from CUNY Hunter College.