© 2001—2019 ASSOCIATION OF ART EDITORS
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Carolann C. Barrett
Owner and editor
Editorial Excellence LLC
Former in-house project editor and graphic designer, Harvard Art Museums
Freelance: Copyediting, proofreading, and project management; general art history (esp. American, ancient, Asian, European, Indian, and Islamic), art conservation, LGBTQ studies, painting, photography, prints/drawings, sculpture, textiles, and women’s studies; catalogues raisonnés, exhibition catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), exhibition brochures, museum annual reports and newsletters, and articles in scholarly journals. Strong knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style and of written French and Spanish. Skilled at working with authors who write in English as a second language.
Jung May Lee Barrett
11625 Freeland Court
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: (703) 352-1213 (landline)
Freelance: Substantive and line editing, copyediting, rewriting, translation editing (from Chinese), and writing; East Asian art (esp. Chinese art, archaeology, and culture); exhibition catalogues and didactics, electronic media, feature articles, reviews, and video scripts.
115 West 75th Street
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 873-3648
Freelance: Editing, translation editing (from French and Italian), translation, and writing; general art history, archaeology, American, Asian, European (fine and decorative arts), cultural history, and art education; exhibition materials, illustrated scholarly and trade books, journals, and textbooks.
21 Monte Veda Drive
Orinda, CA 94563
Phone: (925) 254-6564 (cell)
Freelance: Substantive and line editing (including for British publications on art), copyediting, translation editing, and indexing; African, American, Asian, European, and Oceanic art, antiques, decorative arts, gardening, photography, and textiles; brochures, catalogues (exhibition and collection), catalogues raisonnés, scholarly books, exhibition materials (labels and wall texts), and journals/periodicals.
279 Williams Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Phone: (386) 843-1101 (cell)
Freelance: Copyediting, line editing, substantive editing, translation editing (from French, Italian, and Spanish), proofreading, and research/fact-checking; general art and art history (esp. ancient, Central and South American, Chinese, European, Indian, Japanese, and photography), and archaeology; exhibition catalogues and wall didactics/labels, museum education and marketing materials, calendars, maps, and Websites (including coding); no art criticism/theory.
Freelance: Copyediting and proofreading (English and Spanish), translation editing (from German and Spanish), and project management; general art history (esp. Latin American contemporary art); dissertations and theses, exhibition and collection catalogues, and scholarly books.
3029 Brighton 12th Street, No. C5
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Phones: (212) 262-0498 (landline); (917) 806-6504 (cell)
Freelance: Substantive, developmental, and line editing, copyediting, translation editing (from French, German, and Italian), project management, rewriting, and writing; general art history (including medieval, Baroque, modernism, decorative arts, antiques, portraiture, sculpture, photography, and art of the Americas), criticism/theory, archaeology, British and Victorian studies, U.S. history, cultural history, historic preservation, design history, industrial design, architecture, landscape architecture, and gardening; exhibition and collection catalogues, catalogues raisonnés, artists’ books, interdisciplinary books (e.g., art and science), journals, and textbooks.
6691 Birchton Avenue
West Hills, CA 91307
Phone: (818) 887-7617
Former editor, J. Paul Getty Trust, Architectural Digest, and Emmy magazine
Freelance: Substantive and line editing, copyediting, proofreading, rewriting, and writing; general art and cultural history, including ancient art, architecture and design, conservation, contemporary art, decorative arts (esp. glass), film, painting, photography, prints/drawings, sculpture, and video; annual reports, artists’ books and statements, brochures, calendars, exhibition catalogues, exhibition materials (developing, writing, and editing these for both adults and children; Web and gallery media), guides, magazines, marketing and outreach materials, online media, scholarly and trade books, and Websites; comfortable working with InDesign; knowledge of French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Mary Jane Crook
205 West End Avenue, Apt. 29L
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (646) 438-0273 (cell)
Freelance: Editing and copyediting, proofreading, and writing; general art history (esp. American) and art education; museum catalogues and periodicals, exhibition materials, brochures, online publications, Websites, annual reports, grant proposals, and press releases.
Deborah Del Gais
Harvard University Asia Center
1730 Cambridge Street CGIS-118
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 496-8684
Expertise: Substantive editing, translation editing (from Chinese and Japanese), copyediting, proofreading, project management/
coordination, research, and writing; general art history (esp. East Asian art and Western European art from the Renaissance to modern periods) and museum history; catalogues and catalogues raisonnés.
Gregory A. Dobie
Editorial and Educational Consultant
14356 Chandler Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91401
Phone: (818) 783-6102 (landline)
Freelance: Substantive editing, copyediting, proofreading, and writing; general art history (esp. decorative arts, painting, photography, prints/drawings, and sculpture), and museum education (esp. English as a Second Language and school curricula); catalogues (exhibition and collection), catalogues raisonnés, exhibition materials (brochures, labels, and text panels), and trade books.
Cristin J. Donahue-Salas
South Pasadena, CA 91030
Phone: (323) 899-6391
Former writer/editor, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Freelance: Copyediting, developmental, substantive, and line editing, and rewriting; general art history (esp. modern and contemporary art), architecture, art education, criticism/theory, graphic design, painting, photography, sculpture, and works on paper; catalogue essays, event listings, exhibition brochures, object labels/wall didactics, marketing materials, press releases, museum periodicals, and Websites.
Theresa Duran, PhD
Freelance: Copyediting, proofreading, and indexing; general art history, architectural and design history, artist biographies, criticism/theory, and photography; catalogues, scholarly books, and trade books.