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 $30 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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  Erin Barnett  

Maplewood, NJ

Freelance: Developmental and substantive editing, line editing, copyediting, proofreading, and research/fact-checking; general art history (esp. modern and contemporary art and photography) and cultural history; exhibition catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), scholarly articles, books, and papers, and trade books.

  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.

  Emily Bowles  

Chapel Hill, NC

Freelance: Copyediting, developmental and substantive editing, English as a Second Language editing, indexing, line editing, proofreading, and writing; general art history (esp. African, African American, American, European [Renaissance, Baroque, early Netherlandish, 19th and 20th centuries], Indigenous arts of the Americas and the Pacific (Native American, pre-Columbian, and Oceanic), and Japanese, architecture, contemporary art, cultural history, feminist art/women’s studies, folk art, graphic design, interdisciplinary art, museum education, museum history, painting, performance art, photography, popular culture, prints/drawings, public art, sculpture, and self-taught artists; artist statements and biographies, dissertations and theses, exhibition brochures and catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), journal articles, marketing materials, newsletters and press releases, scholarly and trade books, and Websites. Strong knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.

  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  

Arnhem, the Netherlands

Freelance: Copyediting, proofreading, English as a Second Language editing, translation editing and revision (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 and European history, architecture/architectural history, British and Victorian studies, cross-disciplinary/interdisciplinary, cultural, design, and fashion history, film, humanities, and LGBTQ studies; digital media, journals/periodicals, and scholarly books and manuscripts. Strong knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.


  Elizabeth Chapple  

Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
Phone: (206) 412-2861 (cell)

Freelance: Copyediting and proofreading (English and Spanish), translation editing (from German, Portuguese, 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; online and gallery media), guides, magazines, marketing and outreach materials, online sites, and scholarly and trade books. Comfortable working with InDesign, Microsoft Office, and WordPress. 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.

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