Columbia Museum of Art names chief curator

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COLUMBIA, SC.- The Columbia Museum of Art announces the appointment of Dr. Will South as chief curator, who is a respected scholar and teacher. He currently serves as the chief curator at the Dayton Art Institute in Ohio, which is an institution renowned for its art collection from throughout the world and for its extensive educational programming for diverse audiences. South is set to begin at the Columbia Museum of Art in mid-October. “It is exciting to join the Columbia Museum of Art where innovation and outreach are welcome, but also where traditional scholarship is respected. I look forward to being part of the team that continues the great work the Museum is known for, and to helping shape the CMA’s future under Karen’s leadership,” South said. South holds a PhD in art history from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York with a focus on American art and a doctoral minor in Italian R