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Membership in the AAE is open to art editors and others involved in art-related publications. For a membership form and other information about joining, e-mail Phil Freshman at

Where AAE members work

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Membership dues are $25 per year.

Send completed membership forms and checks payable to the Association of Art Editors to:

Phil Freshman
3912 Natchez Avenue South
St. Louis Park, MN 55416


To jump to a member’s surname initial, click on a letter-group:

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AAE Members (A–D)

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, gender/LGBTQ/women’s studies, painting, photography, prints/drawings, and sculpture; 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; Chinese art, archaeology, and culture; exhibition catalogues and didactics, electronic media, feature articles and reviews.

Alexandra Bonfante-Warren

115 West 75th Street
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 873-3648

Freelance: Editing, translation, and translation editing (from French and Italian); general art history (esp. American and Asian, and European decorative arts), archaeology, art education, and cultural history, exhibition materials, illustrated scholarly and trade books, journals, materials for young readers, and textbooks.

Frances Bowles

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.

Jennifer Boynton

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.

Catherine Brown

1121 Mall Drive, No. 72822
Chesterfield, VA 23235 (personal office)
Phone: (804) 347-7256 (cell)

Freelance: Copyediting, developmental and substantive editing, English as a Second Language editing, research/fact-checking, rewriting, and writing; general art history (esp. European); dissertations and theses, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), journals/periodicals, newsletters and press releases, and online publications.

Elizabeth Chapple

5131 NE 201st Place
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
Phone: (206) 417-2861 (landline)

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.

Mary Christian

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 antiques, art of the Americas, Baroque, decorative arts, medieval, modernism, photography, portraiture and sculpture), archaeology, architecture, landscape architecture, British and Victorian studies, criticism/theory, cultural history, design history, gardening, historic preservation, industrial design, and U.S. history; artists' books, catalogs raisonnés, collection and exhibition catalogues. interdisciplinary books (e.g., art and science), journals, and textbooks.

Catherine Comeau

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.

Deborah Del Gais

Publications Program
Harvard University Asia Center
1730 Cambridge Street CGIS-118
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 496-8684

Freelance: No
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
601 North Alamo Street, No. 201
San Antonio, TX 78215
Phone: (210) 384-9457 (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.

Theresa Duran, PhD

60 Scenic Road
Fairfax, CA 94930
Phone: (415) 721-7130

Freelance: Copyediting, indexing, and proofreading; architectural and design history, criticism/theory, and photography; artist biographies, catalogues, scholarly books, and trade books.

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