Dawn Delikat, Executive Director, Chief Curator

Dawn Delikat.

Dawn Delikat is the Executive Director at Pen + Brush. She has been with the institution since 2008. In 2015, Pen + Brush moved from its original location in Greenwich Village and re-launched in its current, expanded location in the Flatiron District. Delikat worked alongside Janice Sands to turn Pen + Brush’s historic mission into a strategic 21st century program. Delikat has co-curated numerous acclaimed exhibitions at Pen + Brush, such as Lola Flash: 1986 – Present, which received reviews in the New York Times and various world-renowned arts publications.

Ms. Delikat has facilitated and curated numerous critically acclaimed exhibitions with artists. Her experience includes managing Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, operating Ultra Violet’s studio in Chelsea, installing exhibitions at the Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ and working as an exhibition facilitator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She holds a graduate degree in art history with a concentration in museum studies from City College of New York and undergraduate degrees in both art history and visual arts with a focus on painting.

Ms. Delikat was an adjunct professor in the fine art department at Union County College in Cranford, NJ where she has juried and curated several exhibitions at the college’s gallery. She has also served as a juror for The Morris Museum’s Cache of Kinetic Art, 2018; Melissa Wolf Fine Arts online exhibition Virtual Perspective, 2012; and the Northwest Area Arts Council’s 24th National Art Show, Women’s Works, 2011.

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