Director of Exhibitions
Gallery of Art, Temple University Rome
Prof. Shara Wasserman is Director of Exhibitions of the TUR Gallery of Art and Professor of Contemporary Art at Temple University Rome.
In 1990 she established the TUR Gallery of Art, a 200 sq. mt space, focused on a strong exhibition program that reflects the academic and intellectual life of the Campus and our status as an abroad and global program. Wasserman curates numerous shows for the Gallery and as an independent curator she also curated various exhibitions in public spaces; she has organized events in Rome with the public administration; and she has curated exhibitions in the United States.
Wasserman received her B.A. in Art History magna cum laude and with honors from Temple University – Philadelphia and her M.A. in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University. Following a period at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, first as Hilla von Rebay fellow and later as Editorial Assistant, Wasserman relocated to Rome, Italy. At Temple University Rome, she introduced her course Galleries and Studios: The Contemporary Art Scene in Rome, to offer the students a complete perspective of Rome as a city of today. Visits to Museums and Galleries and Foundations, and to private studios and new neighborhoods allows the students to get a deeper view of Rome, and a first hand experience with contemporary art practice.
Gallery of Art Temple University Rome
Lungotevere Arnaldo da Brescia 15
Monday till Friday
From 10.00 till 19.00
Phone: +39 06-320-2808