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ART PAPERS relies on an international network of Contributing Editors to remain abreast of local debates and art production across the U.S. and around the world.

NUIT BANAI is an Art Historian and Critic who has been writing for Art Papers since 2002. After completing her PhD at Columbia University in 2007, she joined the Department of Visual and Critical Studies at Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, as a Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Art. Her scholarly research examines the reconstruction of the French public sphere and the emergence of contemporary visual paradigms in the years 1945-1968. She has written catalog texts for major international exhibitions on Yves Klein at the Schirn Kunsthalle (2004), Barbican Art Gallery (2005) and Centre Georges Pompidou (2007) and is completing a critical biography of the artist for Reaktion Books to be published in 2010. Most recently, she contributed catalog essays to the exhibitions "Carlos Cruz-Diez: (In)Formed by Color" at the Americas Society in New York (2009) and to "AIM 29" at the Bronx Museum of the Arts (2009) as well as a City Report of Tel Aviv for Frieze Magazine (April 2009) and a profile of the artist Eli Petel for Modern Painters (September 2008).

D. ERIC BOOKHARDT has been writing reviews and features from New Orleans since 1980. He has authored over 2000 published reviews, features, and news stories for periodicals ranging from art journals to daily and weekly newspapers, has been a columnist for area periodicals such as New Orleans Magazine and Gambit Weekly Newspaper, and served as editor of regional publications such as Offbeat, New Orleans Music Magazine and Louisiana Folklife Guide.

SUSAN CANNING is an art historian, independent curator, and critic who has been writing for ART PAPERS since 1986. She lives in New York. Her essays and reviews on contemporary art and artists have been published in numerous journals. As an independent curator, she has organized exhibitions of contemporary art at PS122, The Workspace Gallery, Castle Gallery in New York, and at Trinity College and Real Art Ways in Connecticut as well as exhibitions of nineteenth-century Belgian art for The Drawing Center in New York and the Royal Museum of Fine Art in Antwerp. She is currently writing a book on the Belgian artist James Ensor. She is a Professor at the College of New Rochelle where she teaches courses in Modern and Contemporary art history and in Women‚s Studies.

MICHAEL FALLON, an arts writer based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is on fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh through spring 2006. He has been a contributor to ART PAPERS since 1998, and his reviews, feature articles, and essays have appeared in such publications as City Pages, Orange County Weekly, Review (Kansas City), Fiberarts, Public Art Review, Art in America, and Hope. He writes a regular column on art for the website www.mnartists.org (sponsored by the Walker Art Center and the McKnight Foundation), and is currently involved in a longer project researching the plight of aging visual artists in America.

SUSAN W. KNOWLES is an independent curator in Nashville who has been writing for the magazine since 1984. Having held curatorial positions at Cheekwood Museum of Art and the Metro Nashville Arts Commission, she has also served as guest curator for the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and the Tennessee State Museum, and as a consulting curator on a CD Rom for Fisk University. She is the author of numerous catalogue essays and has also written for New Art Examiner, Number, Raw Vision, and Sculpture.

A contributing editor since 2005, JENNIE KLEIN has been writing for ART PAPERS since 2001, first from Orange County California and, since 2004, from Athens, Ohio, where she teaches contemporary art history and theory at Ohio University. She is a contributing editor for Performing Art Journal (PAJ) and the editor of Letters from Linda M. Montano (Routledge, 2005).

PIL AND GALIA KOLLECTIV have been writing for ART PAPERS from London since 2005. They are artists who, working and writing in collaboration, have also curated several exhibitions and art events including Turn to the Left at the 291 Gallery and DaDaDa: Strategies Against Marketecture at temporarycontemporary. They are currently Cocheme fellows at the Byam Shaw School of Art in London and associate lecturers at the Camberwell College of Art and at Hertfordshire University.

PAUL KRAINAK has been writing for ART PAPERS from Pittsburgh since 1999, and from various other cities since 1986. He is a painter and critic and Chair of the Division of Art at West Virginia University in Morgantown. A former Associate Editor of the New Art Examiner and a former Director of N.A.M.E. Gallery in Chicago, he has written extensively on contemporary architecture, Eastern European Art, and current inland art in the U.S. He is represented by Fassbender Gallery in Chicago.

DAVID MOOS is Curator of Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, where he most recently curated the exhibition The Shape of Colour: Excursions in Colour Field Art, 1950-2005. Previously, he was curator at the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, where he organized the traveling exhibitions Jonathan Lasker: Selective Identity, William Wegman: Fashion Photographs, and Radcliffe Bailey: The Magic City as well as numerous exhibitions in the Museum's Perspectives series, including those with Willie Cole, Jessica Diamond, Lonnie Holley, Luis Jimenez, Beatriz Milhazes and Lawrence Weiner. He holds a doctorate in art history from Columbia University and is a contributing editor to Art Papers and Art US.

GEAN MORENO has been writing for ART PAPERS since 1997. An artist and critic based in Miami, he recently contributed catalogue essays to Uncertain States of America! at the Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo and to Round Leather Worlds at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. He has also written for such publications as Flash Art, Art Nexus, and ArtUS. He has also been director of programming at Locust Projects, an alternative exhibition venue in Miami, since 2002.

CAY SOPHIE RABINOWITZ has been writing for ART PAPERS since 1997. She was a student in the Ph.D. program of Comparative Literature at Emory University, and after many years of maintaining a second residence in Berlin she currently spends most of her time in New York, where she is Senior U.S. Editor of Parkett. She has contributed to numerous exhibition catalogues and recently edited Sarah Morris: Los Angeles, a book published by Aurel Scheibler. Ms Rabinowitz is on the faculty of Parsons School of Design at New School University.

DINAH RYAN has been writing for the magazine since 1990 and has been a contributing editor since 1992. An art critic, fiction writer, and independent curator, her work has examined the contemporary Gothic, the relationship between visual art and science, the idea of narrative in diverse media, and contemporary image culture. She lives in Staunton, Virginia and Elsah, Illinois, where she is Assistant Professor of English at Principia College where she directs the creative writing program.

A painter and art writer, PAUL RYAN is Associate Professor of Art and Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia. He has been a contributing editor of ART PAPERS since 1990. This year, he is also serving as a visiting critic in the Department of Painting and Printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University, teaching a graduate seminar in art theory and criticism. He is represented by Reynolds Gallery in Richmond, Virginia.

DAVID SPALDING's essays, exhibition reviews, and interviews regularly appear in publications such as Flash Art, Contemporary and Artforum. An independent curator working on both sides of the Pacific, he currently divides his time between San Francisco and Beijing, organizing exhibitions in both cities. Spalding teaches contemporary art and critical theory at the California College of the Arts and Mills College.

DAN R. TALLEY was a founding editor of ART PAPERS. Since leaving the publication in 1981, he has served as Gallery Director of the Nexus Contemporary Art Center (now the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center) and Director of the Forum Gallery in Jamestown, New York. He is currently Director of the Sharadin Art Gallery at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. He has written from the Philadelphia area since 1997.

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