Cesáreo Moreno (MFA 1992) is not your typical museum administrator. After 20 years of working at the National Museum of Mexican Art, he is currently the museum’s Chief Curator and Visual Arts Director. But unlike some of his peers, he earned an MFA through the Painting and Drawing department at SAIC. This has helped shape his perspective as a curator. “Having conversations inside the studio oftentimes leads me to change the theme of the exhibit or to re-emphasize the thesis of an exhibition. I listen quite a bit to the artist more than the scholar,” he said in a recent interview. In his curatorial work he challenges preconceptions of and about the Mexican community and strives to reach people of all backgrounds.
Read the full interview here: my.saic.edu/?page=cmoreno