Please email us at, or call 303.871.3716 with questions. 

Lauren Abman,  Assistant Director

Lauren Abman holds a Masters in Public Humanities from Brown University’s Center for Public Humanities. She worked previously at the Williams College Museum of Art, Boys and Girls Club, RISD Museum and the Denver Art Museum.

Lauren Hartog, Operations and Exhibitions Coordinator
Megan Farlow, Senior Gallery Assistant
Danielle Cunningham, Gallery Assistant
Sarah Martin, Digital Strategist 
Mary Grace Bernard, Special Projects Coordinator

Please email the University Art Collections at if you have any questions.


Nessa KerrCollections Manager, University Art Collections 

(M.A. 2015) has been working at the Myhren Gallery since September 2011 when she began her graduate degree at DU in Art History and Museum Studies. She worked as a Graduate Gallery Assistant and the Assistant to the Director before moving into her current position as Collections Manager for the University Art Collections (UAC) in January of 2016. Nessa is passionate about growing and preserving the UAC using best practices and guiding student workers through projects to make that a reality.

Kristin Chiesi, Collections Assistant

Student Collections Assistants

The University Art Collections (UAC) employs many student workers, both graduate and undergraduate, from programs including Art History/Museum Studies and Library and Information Science. Students learn skills in many areas including art handling and installation, object cataloging and condition reporting, object storage methods, HVAC tracking, Integrated Pest Management, data entry and database management, photography, image and document scanning and preservation, and more! Contact us at if you are interested in working with us.

Renee Bedard, Graduate Student Collections Assistant 
Nathalie CarloGraduate Student Collections Assistant
Hannah Ronan-DaniellGraduate Student Collections Assistant and Archive Photographer
Kati Morgan, Student Collections Assistant
Maggie Sava, Student Collections Assistant
Kate Woestemeyer, Student Collections Assistant
Kierra Aiello, Madden Research Fellow

Kierra graduated from the University of Denver with her Bachelors in art history and music, and a Masters in art history with a concentration in museum studies. Kierra became the Madden Collection Research Fellow in 2016 and continues to research the collection.