The Bennett Prize


Joseph Rosa

Joseph Rosa is director/CEO of the Frye Art Museum in Seattle, Washington. He was director of the University of Michigan Museum of Art from 2010 to 2016 and previously held curatorial department head positions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Carnegie Museum of Art and the National Building Museum. Rosa, a noted scholar on architect Albert Frey and architectural photographer Julius Shulman, is the author of 17 books and has organized more than 50 exhibitions. His current research addresses the representation of modern and contemporary architecture through photography, film and the design arts. Rosa has been a Visiting Scholar at the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, and a recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. He has also served as a juror for the Pew Trust, USA Fellow, American Institute of Architects and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

Image courtesy of Frye Art Museum.

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