Members Directory

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

Job opportunities for our members

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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  Margaret Barlow  

Co-editor, Woman’s Art Journal
Juignac 16190

Freelance: No
Expertise: American and European art (esp. women artists), history, and literature.

  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, translation editing (from French and Italian), and writing; general art history (esp. African, Asian, and European), archaeology, art education, and cultural history; exhibition/interpretive materials, illustrated trade books, materials for young readers, and textbooks.

  Emily Bowles  

Chapel Hill, NC

Freelance: Substantive editing, copyediting, proofreading, fact-checking, reproduction permissions, and writing; general art history (esp. African, African American, American, European [Renaissance, Baroque, early Netherlandish, 19th and 20th centuries, and modernism], Native American, Pre-Columbian, and Oceanic), architecture, contemporary art, design history, feminist art/women’s studies, folk art, graphic design, interdisciplinary art, museum history and museum studies, painting, performance art, photography, popular culture, prints/drawings, public art, self-taught artists, and sculpture; annual reports, articles for scholarly journals, artist biographies and memoirs, dissertations and theses, educational materials, exhibition brochures and catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), marketing materials, newsletters and press releases, scholarly and trade books, and Websites. Strong knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style. Skilled at working with authors who write in English as a second language. Skilled at Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

  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.

  Danielle N. Carter  

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Freelance: Copyediting, proofreading, English as a Second Language editing, translation editing (esp. from Dutch), and translation (from Dutch); general art history (including American and European art, contemporary art, illuminated manuscripts, medieval art, painting, photography, portraiture, and Renaissance art), American history, architecture/architectural history, cultural history, design history, fashion history, museum history, British and Victorian studies, LGBTQ studies, art education, cross-disciplinary/interdisciplinary, film, and humanities; digital media, journals/periodicals, and scholarly books.


  Elizabeth Chapple  

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 ancient art, art of the Americas, Baroque, decorative arts, medieval, modernism, photography, portraiture, and sculpture), academies (esp. in France and Italy), archaeology, architecture, landscape architecture, British and Victorian studies, conservation and technical art history, criticism/theory, cultural history, design history, gardening, historic preservation, industrial design, and U.S. history; book-proposal packages, catalogues raisonnés, collection and exhibition catalogues, interdisciplinary books (e.g., art and science), journals, and textbooks (print and online). No editing for any part of a degree requirement.

  Catherine Comeau  

6691 Birchton Avenue
West Hills, CA 91307
Phones: (818) 887-7617 (landline); (310) 351-1664 (cell)

Writer/editor, California State University, Northridge

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

44 Jastram Street
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: (401) 421-8464 (home)

Freelance: No
Expertise: General art history (esp. East Asian art) and East Asian studies.

  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, research, and writing; general art history (esp. contemporary art, 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; general art history, architecture, conservation, design, and photography; collection and exhibition catalogues, monographs, scholarly, publications, and trade books.

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