Fellowship Advisory Committee Member
Damon Willick is Professor and Chair of the Department of Art History at Loyola Marymount University, where he teaches courses in modern and contemporary art and has a particular research concentration on American visual culture of the post-World War II period. Dr. Willick is the author of Valley Vista: Art in the San Fernando Valley, ca. 1970-1990, and has written for journals including X-TRA, Art Lies, Artpulse, Spiritus, East of Borneo, and NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art as well as numerous book chapters and museum catalog essays. Dr. Willick is an active curator and art critic, and currently serves as a contributing editor of the journal X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly. He received his Ph.D. in Art History from UCLA in 2004 where he also completed his undergraduate studies.