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November 27, 2023

Profile: Ian Boyd

Himself an artist, Ian Boyd is a second year curator of the UMB Harbor Art Gallery. As a Theatre and Art major, he is fairly busy with school when he’s not coming up with new ideas for shows. A 28-year-old ex-military veteran, Boyd served in Korea working with field artillery for three years.

Boyd took over when Noel McKenna, former director, left. McKenna knew Boyd through a drama class and first hired him to be a “gallery-sitter” before graduating to his present position as curator. Although Boyd decides most of what happens at the Gallery, there is a juried-student show where fellow peers will grade one another’s work and decide what will be displayed.

He claims he’s “not the barometer of good taste. Opinion is subjective. As long as people think and respond, that’s what matters.”

About the Contributor
MiMi Yeh served as arts editor for The Mass Media the following years: 2001-2002; *2002-2003; 2003-2004 *Evan Sicuranza served as arts editor for Fall 2002 Disclaimer: Years served is based on online database and may not detail entire service.