Amy Hufnagel

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Amy Hufnagel is an artist, arts educator, historian and curator. She is a past Program Director for the New York State Alliance for Arts Education in Albany where she designed educational programming in arts education across the State, with a strong commitment to media arts and technology-based teaching. She has also taught American cultural history, art history and photography and video studio classes at Syracuse University and Casanova College. She has served as Senior Program Officer in Education of the New York Foundation for the Arts, and is a past Director of the Alice Austen House Museum in Staten Island. She received an Elizabeth Perkins Fellowship in 1991 for a regional history about women photographers in the Piscataqua Region (1884-1910). In collaboration with other scholars, she successfully implemented regional cultural history projects supported by major grants from the Maine Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Greater Portsmouth Community Foundation and the Davis Foundation. Hufnagel's art and writing have recently appeared in Technology Review and at the Anthropology Museum at the University of California.