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AAE Members (M–P)

J. Makary

P.O. Box 982
Topanga, CA 90290
Phone: (917) 773-8264

Freelance: Line and substantive editing, project management, proofreading, research/fact-checking, and rewriting; general art history (including criticism/theory and film); contemporary art (including installation art, performance art, photography, sculpture, and video art), dance, and material culture; artists’ books and papers, brochures, dissertations, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), feature and scholarly articles, grants, museum education, newsletters and press releases, video and audio tour scripts, and Websites. Skilled at working with authors who write in English as a second language.

Debra N. Mancoff

The Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610

720 South Dearborn Street, Apt. 505
Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: (312) 939-3206 (landline)

Freelance: Editing, manuscript-author assistance/consultation, and writing; American, British, and European 18th–20th-century art and culture, fashion, and history of dress; collection/treasure books.

Sarah McGavran, PhD

Arlington, Va 22202
Phone: (513) 479-9440 (cell)

Freelance: Substantive editing, copyediting, English as a Second Language editing, proofreading, research/fact-checking, translation (German to English), rewriting, translation editing (German to English), and writing; general art history (Western art from early Renaissance through contemporary, esp. European modernism and 19th- and 20th-century French and German art), criticism/theory, drawings and other works on paper, painting, photography, prints, sculpture; brochures, exhibition catalogues and materials (object and wall labels; text panels), grant proposals, newsletters and press releases, scholarly articles and books, and Websites. Fluent in German. Working knowledge of French.

Sarah McMillan

345 East 19th Street, Apt 1A
New York, NY 10003
Phone: (313) 737-8049

Freelance: Art appraisals, editing, proofreading, and writing; general art history (esp. Renaissance and Baroque); antiques, decorative arts, painting, popular culture, and prints/drawings; Websites.

Laura Napolitano, PhD

Raleigh-Durham, NC
Phone: (301) 787-6695 (cell)

Freelance: Copyediting, proofreading, and research; general art history (esp. American art, painting, photography, portraiture, and prints/drawings), American history, American studies, and humanities; dissertations and theses, collection and exhibition catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), grants, journals/periodicals, newsletters, scholarly books, and Websites.

Kelly E. O’Donnell

Deputy Director
Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery, Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 977-4170
Fax: (513) 977-4182

Adjunct faculty
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
University of Cincinnati

Freelance: Editing, proofreading, and rewriting; grants, artists’ books and statements, and exhibition catalogues.

Jean Patterson

Managing Editor
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108

335 South El Molino, No. 1
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: (626) 487-5401 (cell)

Freelance: Copyediting, proofreading, and indexing; American, Asian, European, Indian, and Latin American art, medieval and Renaissance art (including illuminated manuscripts), decorative arts, prints/drawings, textiles, British and Victorian studies, cultural history, humanities, and gardens; artists’ books, catalogues, exhibition materials, and journals/periodicals. Well-versed in InDesign.

Michelle Piranio

1322 SE 20th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
Phone: (503) 236-0435 (landline)

Freelance: Substantive editing, copyediting, English as a Second Language editing, translation editing (from French), and proofreading; general art history (esp. 19th- and 20th-century American and European), contemporary art, criticism/theory, and photography; exhibition catalogues, catalogues raisonnés, monographs, and interdisciplinary publications.

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