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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  Julia Marsh  

810 S. 10th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: (610) 554-3748 (cell)

Freelance: Substantive editing, copyediting, and proofreading; general art history (esp. contemporary art, decorative arts, film/video, painting, performance art, photography, prints/drawings, sculpture, and technology), criticism/theory, and cultural history; catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), grant proposals, monographs, and promotional materials (brochures, e-newsletters, and press releases).

  Erin K. Murphy  


San Antonio, TX
Phone: (713) 578-0368 (cell)

Freelance: Copyediting, developmental/substantive editing, fact-checking, image research/acquisition, project management, proofreading, research, and writing; general art history (esp. criticism/theory, cross-disciplinary/interdisciplinary, film, installation art, modern and contemporary art, museum history/studies, painting, photography, prints/drawings, and sculpture); annual reports, artist materials (artist statements, biographies, and CVs); catalogues (exhibition, monographs, and collection), exhibition materials (brochures, object/wall labels, and text panels), interviews, journals/periodicals, press releases, scholarly and trade books, and Websites. Working knowledge of Spanish. Comfortable working in Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, and InDesign.

  Laura Napolitano, PhD  

North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (301) 787-6695 (cell)

Freelance: Copyediting and proofreading; general art history (esp. American art, painting, photography, portraiture, and prints/drawings); collection and exhibition catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), and scholarly articles/essays.

  Kelly E. O’Donnell  

Cincinnati, OH

Former Publications Director
Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery,
Aronoff Center for the Arts

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

Freelance: Editing, proofreading, and rewriting; artist archives, artists’ books and statements, book/catalogue production, exhibition catalogues, grant and project proposals, newsletters and press releases, and Websites.

  Pam Ozaroff  

7203 Charlton Street
Philadelphia, PA 19119
Phone: (857) 636-0326 (cell)

Former contract editor, Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts; former copyeditor, Harvard Art Museums

Freelance: Developmental and substantive editing, line editing, copyediting, production editing in PDFs; general art history (esp. American, European, Indian, Islamic, and contemporary), conservation, film, installation art, painting, photography, prints/drawings, and sculpture; art-education materials, artists’ statements, exhibition catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), dissertations and theses, and scholarly books and journals. Strong knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style.

  Kamille Parkinson, PhD  

2679 Middle Road
Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 4V3
Phone: (613) 888-3184 (cell)

Freelance: Copyediting; general art history (esp. British, Canadian, and U.S.—all up to and including 20th century); artist biographies, artists’ statements, dissertations and theses, exhibition catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), gallery and museum brochures and marketing materials, journal articles, and scholarly and trade books. No criticism/theory.

  Jean Patterson  

Manager of Book Publishing
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, CA 91108
Phone: (626) 405-2171

Freelance: Copyediting, proofreading, indexing, and project management; 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, gardens, and humanities; artists’ books, catalogues, exhibition materials, journals, and periodicals. Well-versed in InDesign.

  Michelle Piranio  

20 N. Going Street
Portland, OR 97217
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, painting, photography, and prints/drawings; exhibition catalogues, catalogues raisonnés, monographs, interdisciplinary publications, and scholarly books.

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