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A–D           E–H           I–L           M–P           Q–T           U–Z

AAE Members (I–L)

Lynne Jenkins

1334 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Phone: (212) 894-1363

Freelance: No
Expertise: Copyediting, line editing, substantive editing, proofreading, and research/fact-checking; general art history (esp. decorative arts), art appraisals, auction catalogues, and collection catalogues.

Cara M. Jordan, PhD


Freelance: Copyediting, line editing, substantive editing, English as a Second Language editing, translation editing (from French and German), and writing; general art history (esp. modern and contemporary art), American art, German art, and interdisciplinary (including history, political science, and sciences); artists’ books and statements (including descriptions of work, résumés, and Websites), catalogues raisonnés, dissertations and theses, exhibition catalogues, museum didactics and marketing materials, and press releases.

Richard Koss

545 West 111th Street, Apt. 6D
New York, NY 10025
Phone: (212) 663-9853 (landline)

Freelance: Copyediting, developmental editing, translation editing (from French, German, and Spanish), and research; general art history (esp. European and Latin American art); dissertations and theses, exhibition catalogues and other museum publications, and scholarly journals.

Marie Ladino

Managing Editor
American Art
Smithsonian American Art Museum
MRC 970/P.O. Box 37012
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
Phone: (202) 633-8337

Freelance: No
Expertise: Copyediting, line editing, proofreading, and research/
fact-checking; general art history (esp. American art and European Renaissance and Baroque), painting, photography, prints/
drawings, and sculpture; catalogues (exhibition and general museum), exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), scholarly journals, and Websites.

Susan Higman Larsen

1310 Kensington Avenue
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
Phone: (313) 343-2844

Former Director of Publishing and Collections Information
Detroit Institute of Arts

Freelance: Substantive editing, copyediting, and project management; general art history (all areas); museum exhibition and collection catalogues and trade publications.

Deanna Lee

257 Kingsland Avenue, Apt. 3L
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Phone: (718) 349-1795 (landline)
Fax: (718) 349-1795

Freelance: Substantive, developmental, and line editing, copyediting, English as a Second Language editing, translation editing, image editing, proofreading, project management, reproduction permissions, and rewriting; general art history, contemporary art and modernism, traditional and contemporary Asian art (including East Asian, Indian/South Asian, and Southeast Asian), criticism/theory, music, painting, photography, prints/
drawings, sculpture, museum history, and popular culture; catalogues (exhibition and general museum), brochures, exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels), artists’ books and statements, dissertations and theses, journals/periodicals, online publications, trade books, and Websites. Working knowledge of Chinese, Italian, and Spanish.

Rose E. Lee

2903 Ellicott Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: (202) 363-6198 (landline)

Freelance: Line and substantive editing, rewriting (esp. for writers whose first languages are Chinese, Japanese, or Korean), and translation editing; decorative arts (ceramics, lacquer, metalwork, furniture, and textiles); brochures, dissertations, exhibition and collection catalogues, exhibition materials (object and wall panels; text panels), and journals.

Valerie Ann Leeds, PhD

728 Sergeantsville Road
Stockton, NJ 08559
Phone: (609) 397-8998 (landline)

Freelance: Substantive editing, copyediting, proofreading, writing (scholarly texts, exhibition didactics, reviews, and feature articles), project management, and research; American art, architecture, 19th-century European art, and photography.

Karen A. Levine

Editor in Chief
Getty Publications
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: (310) 440-6525 (landline)

Freelance: No
Expertise: Copyediting, developmental editing, proofreading, project management/coordination (including copublishing and contracts); general art and art history; digital publications, exhibition and collection catalogues, monographs, and trade books.

Joan Levinson

1529 Marine Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11234
Phone: (646) 265-8217 (cell)

Freelance: Developmental, substantive, and line editing, copyediting, proofreading, rewriting, and writing; general art history (esp. modern and contemporary art, criticism/theory, and artists’ books and statements), American art, architecture, design history, European graphic design, painting, and sculpture; art education, exhibition catalogues, film scripts, journals/periodicals, research papers, textbooks, trade books, and Websites.

Sharon Louden

Artistic Director
Visual Arts at Chautaqua Institution

79-15 35th Avenue, Apt. 3B
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Phone: (917) 204-1802 (cell)

Freelance: Substantive editing; art education, arts nonprofits, contemporary art, and cross-disciplinary/interdisciplinary; artist biographies and memoirs, artists’ books and statements.

Ann Lucke

14016 Bora Bora Way, Apt. 332
Los Angeles, CA 90292
Phone: (310) 827-9862 (cell)

Freelance: Copyediting, developmental editing, proofreading, and project management/coordination; general art history (esp. American, ancient, Asian, Baroque, European, Indian, medieval, and Renaissance art), archaeology, and painting; catalogues (exhibition and collection) and exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels); knowledge of French, German, and Italian.

Kathleen Luhrs

270 West 11th Street, Apt. 3A
New York, NY 10014
Phones: (212) 691-3351 (landline); (917) 279-0431 (cell)

Freelance: Substantive editing, copyediting, research/fact-checking, and production coordination; American and European painting and decorative arts; museum and scholarly publications, dissertations, exhibition labels, brochures, journals/periodicals, and grant proposals; knowledge of French and German.

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