SCAD Museum of Art staff

The SCAD Museum of Art features an accomplished staff dedicated to bringing visitors and students alike unparalleled access to professional artists and international visionaries. Curating acclaimed exhibitions and world-class events like SCAD deFINE ART, the museum's staff works year-round to elevate the visitor's experience and showcase why the SCAD Museum of Art is Georgia's premier contemporary art museum.

Paula Wallace

SCAD President and Founder

Glenn Wallace

Chief Operating Officer

Kari Herrin

Senior Vice President for Brand Experience

Michael Cox

Art Preparator

Louis De La Cruz

Museum Coordinator

Joël Díaz

Director, Walter O. Evans Center for African American Studies

Jake Ehrlund

Chief Art Preparator

Paul Gwiazda

Senior Art Preparator

Summer Orndorff

Head Registrar

Daniel Palmer, Ph.D.

Chief Curator

Kristin Poitras

Manager of Museum Visitation and Programming

Gabriela Poli

Art Preparator

Brittany Richmond

Assistant Curator

Lucas Ruminski

Art Preparator

Michael Runnels

Exhibitions Registrar

Sam Scheper

Art Preparator

Megan Tatom

Executive Director of Museum Operations

Ben Tollefson

Associate Curator

Jessie Ward

Collections Manager

Our vision

The SCAD Museum of Art is a premier contemporary art museum established expressly to elevate art and design education for SCAD students and art enthusiasts around the world. With intention and élan, the museum's distinctive, dynamic art experiences advance the SCAD mission and champion art in the public discourse. A fresh statement. A new standard. The SCAD Museum of Art.

— President and Founder Paula Wallace