Susan Sayre Batton

Susan Sayre Batton is a highly experienced arts administrator who has overseen SJMA’s curatorial and exhibitions departments since joining the Museum in October 2015. She was managing director of Dia:Beacon, Beacon, NY (2010–2015); project director for Modern Views, Philip Johnson Glass House (2009–2010); acting deputy director, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2008); deputy director, Honolulu Museum of Art (2005–2008); principal, Art Consulting Services, Los Angeles (1995–2005); associate director, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Services (1993–95); and an NEA Fellow, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (1990–92). She received her BFA degree from Denison University and completed postgraduate studies in Visual Arts at Princeton University. She taught at Princeton University and Otis College of Art and Design.