Will Shank, born 1951 in York, Pennsylvania, USA, was trained as an art historian and art conservator at Villa Schifanoia, Florence, the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, and the Harvard University Art Museums.
He served as head of conservation at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art throughout the 1990s while pursuing his creative passions: writing and photography.
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS AS ARTIST:
MILAGROS FALSOS, photographs of miraculous images on rose petals. “Seeing Is Believing? The Miracle Photographs of Nate Larson and Will Shank,” Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania, 2005 ; and “Seeing Is Believing? ¿Ver Es Creer? Las Fotos Milagrosas de Will Shank y Nate Larson,” Casa de las Conchas, Salamanca, 2007.
Download the PDF of the Salamanca exhibition catalog
EXHIBITIONS AS CURATOR:
THE CONSERVATOR’S STUDIO, a virtual exhibition, a technical examination of the paintings by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera in the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, in collaboration with the staff of the Seattle Art Museum.