Todd J. Tubutis
Director, Art Museum of West Virginia University
Todd J. Tubutis became director the Art Museum of West Virginia University in February 2019 after three years as associate director of the Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and six years as executive director of Blue Sky Gallery, a nonprofit venue in Portland, Oregon, dedicated to international contemporary photography. He is also a former exhibition project director at the Field Museum in Chicago where he worked from 2001–2009. He has taught and conducted research in cultural and visual anthropology in the U.S., Canada, and Hungary, and has contributed articles and reviews to “Visual Anthropology,” “Exposure,” and “Time Out Chicago,” among other publications, and recently authored the foreword for artist Kyle Meyer’s monograph, “Interwoven,” published by Radius Books in 2020. Tubutis holds an MA in anthropology from the University of British Columbia and a BA in anthropology and museum studies from Beloit College.