Stefanie Dlugosz-ActonStefanie Dlugosz-Acton

Director and Curator, CVAD Galleries
Art Building, Room 162A

Stefanie Dlugosz-Acton was appointed director, CVAD Galleries in January 2020. She has worked at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo., Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., The Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., and the Dallas Museum of Art. Prior to her start at the CVAD Galleries, she conceptualized, cultivated and implemented exhibitions such as Wendell Castle: Shifting Vocabularies at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Simple Forms, Stunning Glazes: The Gerald W. McNeely Collection of Pewabic Pottery at the Cranbrook Art Museum and The Real Real Spectacle at CAVE Gallery in Detroit, Mich. 

Dlugosz-Acton received a B.F.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Mo., double majoring in fibers and art history and completed a master’s degree in art history from Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., where she specialized in 20th- and 21st-century Art and Design.