ECA News Briefs

VisArts Announces Promotion of Frank McCauley to Gallery Director and Curator

The Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts (VisArts) announces that Frank McCauley has been promoted to Gallery Director and Curator. He replaces Susan Main, who will continue in a reduced role as Curatorial and Studio Program consultant.

“I’m humbled and honored to have the opportunity to take on the role of VisArts’ Gallery Director and Curator. I aim to continue as an advocate for artists, and work in a way that is culturally responsive to our current times,” McCauley stated. “VisArts has a long history of presenting innovative and challenging exhibitions and installations, both in its beautiful galleries and in public spaces throughout the community. I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to build on that legacy and further strengthen VisArts’ role as a leader in contemporary art in the DMV region.”
McCauley has organized exhibitions, programs, and events in partnership with a variety of arts centers and galleries across the United States and internationally. Previously he served as the Director and Curator for Spark Contemporary Art Space in Syracuse, NY, Assistant Director and Chief Curator for the Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC and most recently as the Assistant Curator at VisArts for the past four and a half years.
“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Frank McCauley as VisArts’ new Gallery Director and Curator,” said Alice Nappy, Executive Director. “He is an imaginative and inspiring curator and has a proven record of being bold and inventive. I have great confidence that he will build on the visionary work of Susan Main, who has made the VisArts Gallery Program into one of most outstanding and forward-thinking in the DMV.
(Source: The Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts)