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Irene Mei Zhi Shum, American curator. Recipient Prix de Ville de Fountainebleau, Les Ecoles d'Art American Fontainebleau. Art advisory committee OUTAuction, GLAAD, New York, since 2005; Member of Association Art Museum Curators, ArtTable.

Background

Shum, Irene Mei Zhi was born on June 29, 1971 in Hinsdale, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Raymond Hing-Yan Shum and General Shen Hong Ying.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Art History-Architecture, Columbia University, 1994. Degree in Architect, Ecoles d’Art American Fontainebleau, France, 1998. Master of Architecture., Yale University, 2000.

Career

Lecturer & tutor, department architect School Design and Environment, National University Singapore, 2003. Curatorial assistant, department architect and design Museum Modern Art, 2004—2005. Curator and collections manager, Philip Johnson Glass house National Trust History Preservation, since 2007.

Panelist National Endowment Humanities, 2008.

Membership

Art advisory committee OUTAuction, GLAAD, New York, since 2005. Member of Association Art Museum Curators, ArtTable.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel.

Connections

father:
Raymond Hing-Yan Shum

mother:
General Shen Hong Ying