The Seattle Art Museum announced the appointment of Foong Ping, as Foster Foundation Curator of Chinese Art. Foong, a leading scholar of Chinese Art and a specialist in Chinese ink painting, will begin her tenure at SAM this September. Foong will oversee the development, research, presentation and care of SAM’s extensive collection of Chinese art. She will organize exhibitions of both historic and contemporary Chinese art, building on the museum’s focus to foster connections between past and present. She will also teach at the University of Washington as an Affiliated Associate Professor in the Department of Art History. “After an international search, we feel incredibly fortunate that Ping is coming to Seattle,” said Kimerly Rorschach, SAM’s Director and CEO. “She is a very talented scholar and curator whose experience and scholarship at institutions such as the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, t

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