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Elizabeth Schlatter
Deputy Director and Curator of Exhibitions

N. Elizabeth Schlatter is Deputy Director and Curator of Exhibitions at the University of Richmond Museums, where she has curated more than 20 exhibitions, including recent exhibitions of art by Carl Chiarenza, Andreas Feininger, Hans Friedrich Grohs, Sue Johnson, and Fiona Ross, and the exhibitions “Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists,” “LEADED: the Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite” and “Form & Story: Narration in Recent Painting.” Prior to working at the University of Richmond, she was an exhibitions project director for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) in Washington, D.C.

As an independent curator and writer, she has organized exhibitions for contemporary art spaces in the mid-Atlantic region, and has authored several articles and reviews for Focus and Photovision magazines, the National Women in the Arts Bulletin, and the American National Biography (Oxford University Press), among others. She is also author of Museum Careers: A Practical Guide for Novices and Students (Left Coast Press, Inc.) and the on-line publication Become An Art Curator ( She has a B.A. in art history from Southwestern University in Texas, and an M.A. in art history from George Washington University.

B.A., Southwestern University in Texas
Art history
M.A., George Washington University
Art history
Contact Information
(804) 287-6423
(804) 287-1894 (Fax)