Kay Chubbuck, Director, Non-Degree Programs, Faculty, Online Courses
D.Phil., University of Oxford; M.Phil., University of Oxford; M.S.J., Northwestern University; A.B., Columbia University
Dr. Kay Chubbuck oversees the non-degree programs administered through Sotheby’s Institute of Art-New York, including Sotheby’s Summer Institute-Pre College, Sotheby’s Summer Institute-New York, online education, professional education, and international partnerships.
Dr. Chubbuck has over two decades of experience in educational management, university teaching, and art historical scholarship. She has held faculty appointments at Princeton University, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the University of Oxford, where she earned her doctorate on a Rhodes scholarship. She has lectured at Tate Britain, at the Freer Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, and at the Royal Geographical Society in London, among other institutions. She has served on an academic advisory panel for museum education at the Art Institute of Chicago, and on selection committees for the Rhodes scholarship.
Prior to this appointment, Dr. Chubbuck served as the Lead for the Advanced Placement (AP) program in Art History at Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, New Jersey. At ETS, she worked closely with the College Board on the multimillion-dollar redesign of the AP® Art History curriculum, transforming it from a standard western survey course to a global survey covering all major areas of world art from prehistory to the present. Dr. Chubbuck additionally has a background in journalism, having worked as an international arts correspondent for Newsweek Magazine
, reporting from London, Paris, and Beijing.
Tim Goossens, Associate Director of Academics, Non-Degree Programs and adjunct faculty MA
MA, Paris IV – Sorbonne; MA, Ecole du Louvre
Congruently and for well over a decade, Goossens has continued to expand his curatorial practice and social activism with a variety of public art festivals, triennials, art commissions and numerous exhibitions worldwide, all of which inspires his research as a contributing editor for Oxford University Press. He began his career in the Department of New Media and Performance Art at the Museum of Modern Art shortly after double graduate school in Europe, and in due course moved as Assistant-Curator to MoMA PS1, where he worked closely with the founding director, renowned artists and emerging talent alike. Following these museum positions, he became the Founding Director and Chief Curator of Ford Model's art gallery on Manhattan's 57th Street and a Gallery Director for New York's Envoy Enterprises. At these institutions and beyond, he has worked with artists such as Kenneth Anger, Bjork, Joan Jonas, Sam Moyer, Stephen Posen, Yoko Ono, Patti Smith, Pieter Vermeersch, and the estate of David Wojnarowicz. He curated numerous international projects including Listen Up!
, India’s first public sound art exhibition (New Delhi, 2015), Till I Get It Right
(Labor Gallery, Mexico City, 2015), Dark Paradise
(Clocktower, NYC and Nara Roesler, Brazil, 2013) and Larger than Love
(as part of Berlin Biennial, 2012). In most recent years, he was a curator for Aurora, the large-scale public art festival in Dallas, Texas, for the Art Triennial in Belgium and the IFPDA Fine Art Print Art Fair in New York in 2019.