Liz Rae Heise-Glass is an independent writer, editor, and curator currently based in Minneapolis. A California native, Liz received a BA in American Studies from Scripps College before completing her MA in Curatorial Practice at the California College of the Arts. From 2011-2013, she worked as an assistant curator at the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco. From 2013-2015, she was a fellow at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, where she worked on collection-based research, exhibitions, and publications. Following her time at the Walker, Liz worked with faculty and digital humanities staff at Brown University until 2017. She has also assisted in the development of exhibitions and programs for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.
In the past decade, Liz has edited catalogues and anthologies for the Wattis Institute, the Walker Art Center, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, and the Andy Warhol Museum, among others. Her writing can be found online and in print via Art Practical, ART PAPERS, Daily Serving, SFAQ, and caa.reviews, as well as in the errant exhibition or auction catalogue. From 2013-2017, she was the managing editor of The Exhibitionist, a journal about curating and exhibitions. In 2018 she was a curator in residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Banff, Alberta.