Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago
Since 2011, Natasha Egan has served as the executive director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago (MoCP), where she was previously the associate director and curator since 2000. She has organized over fifty exhibitions with a focus on contemporary Asian art and artists concerned with societal issues, such as the environment, war, and economics. Egan was a guest curator for the 2010 FotoFest Biennial in Houston, Texas, the 2016 Dubai Photo Exhibition, and the 2019 Lianzhou Photography Festival. Egan has contributed essays to numerous publications and periodicals and lectures internationally. For over a decade, she taught in the photography and humanities departments at Columbia College Chicago, and holds a BA in Asian studies from the University of Puget Sound and an MA in museum studies and MFA in fine art photography from Columbia College Chicago.
She is interested in reviewing conceptual work investigating current social and political issues.