Eve Schillo, Curatorial Assistant in the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has been with the museum over 15 years, and has worked on such exhibitions and accompanying publications as Ports of Entry: Williams S. Burroughs and the Arts, Ghost in the Shell: Photography and the Human Soul, 1850-2000, Shifting Tides: Cuban Photography after the Revolution, Made in California, 1900-2000, Trajectories: The Photographic Work of Robbert Flick, A Story of Photography: The Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collection, and The Sun and Other Stars: Katy Grannan and Charlie White. Among the exhibits she co-curated: Long Exposures: Contemporary Photo Essays, Camera Pictorialists’ in America, Re-SITE-ing the West: Contemporary Photographs, and Fracture: Daido Moriyama.
More recent exhibitions as lead curator include The Sum of Myself: Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection, Let the Experiment Begin: L.A. Photo, 1960-80, Figure and Form in Contemporary Photography, and Imagining the Modern Self, as well as numerous permanent collection projects, among them the long-running series Photographic Conversations (Does Size Matter?; On the Street; Found), and the ongoing installations highlighting the Vernon Collection (Eastern-European Avant-Garde Photography; Weston’s Modernism; A New Vision: Photography between the Wars; Window of Surprises: Photographic Surrealism).
Cross-departmental projects and events include the interactive, daylong and museum-wide festival produced by Machine Project and the resultant publication, The Machine Project Field Guide to LACMA (2008);Temples of the Mind, a two month residency by musician/performance artist Emily Lacy (2009); and EAT LACMA, a year-long program with the artist collective Fallen Fruit (2010). Currently she is assisting with cataloguing the Mapplethorpe Archive, a joint acquisition with the Getty, and the upcoming exhibitions, John Divola: As Far As I Could Get, Brain Storm: Photography, Perception, Cognition. The Leonard and Marjorie Vernon Collection, and Larry Sultan. On view currently is her most recent collection focus, Moments Measured (closes April 28, 2013).