About: Curatorial Staff: Saisha M. Grayson

Saisha M. Grayson

Saisha M. Grayson
Assistant Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Saisha M. Grayson joined the Museum in 2011 as Assistant Curator at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, where she previously served as a graduate intern in 2008. Prior to her tenure at the Museum, Grayson was editorial assistant on the catalogue Nayland Blake: Behavior (2008) and the monographic essay for Ghada Amer (2010); coauthor of the catalogue essay "Pinaree Sanpitak: Quietly Floating" (2010); and author of "Disruptive Disguises: The Problem of Transvestite Saints for Medieval Art, Identity, and Identification," which appeared in Medieval Feminist Forum in 2009.  She received her MA in Contemporary Art & Curatorial Studies from Columbia University and is currently finishing her Ph.D at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she focuses on contemporary art, feminist theory, and museum practice. She previously taught in the art history department at Queens College, freelance curated around New York, and worked as a communications consultant for a variety of museums and arts institutions. She was the recipient of an Enhanced Chancellor's Fellowship at the Graduate Center, CUNY, and a research residency at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL.