Wendy Fisher (New York, London and South Africa) and Kim Shirley (Seattle) have joined the Tate Americas Foundation Board adding great new insight and leadership.
Wendy Fisher has been a member of the Tate International Council since 2009, a member of the African Acquisitions Committee since 2011, a North American Acquisitions Committee member from 2013 – 2017, and an acquisitions supporter for works by Yinka Shonibare, Glenn Ligon, Mikhael Subotsky, Zanele Muholi, Sarah Lucas, Steve McQueen, William Kentridge, Lisa Brice, Chris Martin, and others. Fisher has also supported the Marlene Dumas exhibition at Tate Modern and the Chris Ofili exhibition at Tate Britain. Fisher is President of the Board of Trustees of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, founder of A4 Arts Foundation, and serves on the boards of MoMA PS1, the Jewish Museum, Performa, and The Public Art Fund.
Kim Shirley has been a North American Acquisitions Committee member since 2012. Shirley has also supported general acquisitions and she and her husband have pledged Carol Bove’s Mussel Shell to Tate. Shirley is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Seattle Art Museum and has served on Henry Art Gallery’s Advisory Council and the Henry Gallery Association.
14 August 2019