Alexandra Thom is coordinating a Kress-funded project at the Brooklyn Museum where she works to make scholarly and curatorial information about the Museum’s collections available to the public on Wikipedia. Prior to joining the Museum, Alexandra was the Curatorial Assistant at The Water Tank Project. She is also the co-founder of Archer&Leo, a Brooklyn-based creative agency, and a published author of short fiction. She earned her M.A. from The Courtauld Institute of Art and B.A. from Vassar College.
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