Jeanne Brasile is the Director of the Walsh Gallery. She earned her M.A. in Museum Studies at Seton Hall University (’04) and studied art history and studio art as an undergraduate at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Her background in non-profit administration spans over 20 years and she serves on numerous boards and committees within the arts community. Brasile specializes in curating and is primarily interested in developing interdisciplinary exhibitions that challenge visitors to re-think their perceptions about art, art-making and the role of the museum/gallery. A frequent lecturer and writer, Brasile often speaks and writes about contemporary art. If you would like to learn more about her, please visit her website.
Romana Schaeffer is the Collections Manager of the Walsh Gallery. She earned her M.A. in Museum Studies at Seton Hall University (’15) and studied Atlantic World/ Native American history with minors in Museum Studies and Anthropology as an undergraduate at State University of New York at Fredonia. Her background in collections management/ curation spans over 10 years. Schaeffer’s research specializes in early US/ Colonial history and the effects colonization had on Native American groups.
Collections and Gallery Assistant
Meghan Brady is the Collections and Gallery Assistant at the Walsh Gallery. She studied Colonial American history with minors in art history and Spanish as an undergraduate at Seton Hall University (’17). She completed extensive coursework related to collections management and exhibition development in her pursuit of an M.A. in Museum Professions at Seton Hall ('19). Her experience working in museums and galleries spans over five years. Brady has worked with collections at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington D.C., the Fredrick R. Weisman Art Museum in Minneapolis, and the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island in New York.