N. Elizabeth Schlatter is Deputy Director and Curator of Exhibitions at the University of Richmond Museums, Virginia, where she has curated more than 20 exhibitions, including the group exhibitions “Anti-Grand: Contemporary Perspectives on Landscape,” “The Life in the Land: Art by Anna Lindal and Erling Sjovold,” “Flow, Just Flow: Variations on a Theme,” “Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists,” “LEADED: the Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite,” and “Form & Story: Narration in Recent Painting,” as well as solo shows of work by Andreas Feininger, Hans Friedrich Grohs, Sue Johnson, and Fiona Ross.
Prior to working at the University of Richmond, Schlatter was an exhibitions project director for the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) in Washington, D.C. Her career also includes experience as the Coordinator of Annual Giving at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, in addition to internships at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
As an independent curator and writer, Schlatter has organized exhibitions for contemporary art spaces in the mid-Atlantic region, and has authored several articles and essays 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 online publication Become An Art Curator (fabjob.com).
Schlatter received her Masters in art history at George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and her Bachelor’s degree in art history from Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX.