Master in Gallery Management & Exhibits Specialization

Department Mailing Address:

Western State Colorado University
1 Western Way
Quigley Hall
Gunnison, CO 81231

Department Phone Numbers:

Phone: 970.943.2125
Fax: 970.943.7068


Tim Brown headshot
MGES Instructor
M.F.A., University of California at Santa Barbara
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Julia Courtney headshot
MGES Instructor; Tufts University Instructor
M.A. Harvard University, M.Ed. Lesley University
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Beth Gersh-Nešić headshot
MGES Instructor; SUNY Purchase College Instructor
B.A. SUNY/Binghamton, M.A. SUNY/Binghamton, Ph.D. CUNY
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David M. Hyde headshot
Lecturer in Anthropology, MGES Instructor
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
Phone: (970) 943-2222
Office Location: Hurst Hall 031A
Kerry Mason headshot
MGES Consultant and Internship Supervisor; Art Historian and Consultant; Principal: Kerry Mason and Associates; Instructor in Canadian and Northwest Coast Art, University of Victoria and Victoria College of Art
B.A., M.A., French Certificate, University of Victoria
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Jarrett  Mellenbruch headshot
MGES Instructor
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Patricia Miranda headshot
MGES Instructor; New Hampshire Institute of Art, Instructor
B.F.A. SUNY Purchase College, M.F.A. Vermont College of Fine Art
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Heather Orr headshot
Professor of Art - Art History ( Administrative Director Master in Gallery Management and Exhibits Specialization ( Colorado State Representative, Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (
B.A., M.A., University of Victoria; Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin.
Phone: (970) 943-3031
Office Location: Quigley Hall 231
Dr. Jeffrey Taylor, PhD., AAA headshot
MGES Grosland Director
PhD. Central European University, Budapest, 2011, Comparative History; M.A. Central European University, Budapest, Hungary 1995, History; B.A.. Oberlin College 1990, Literature and Government., Certified Appraiser of Impressionism and Modern Art, Appraisers Association of America
Phone: 970-943-2285
Office Location: Quigley Hall 230