Daniel Kosharek

Photo Curator

New Mexico History Museum


Daniel Kosharek, Photo Curator, has worked in the arts for over 30 years. He moved to New Mexico in 1984 from Madison, Wisconsin. His experience ranges from performing arts administration, visual arts, public relations, book marketing/publishing, photo archivist and photo curator. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and has attended intensive seminars at the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY, to study the care and preservation of historic photographs and several seminars on copyright law and digital imaging sponsored by the Society of American Archivists and the Getty Institute. He has curated a number of exhibits at the New Mexico History Museum including Native American Portraits: Points of Inquiry, Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography, co-curated Fading Memories: Echoes of the Civil War and most recently curated Lowriders, Hoppers and Hot Rods: Car Culture of Northern New Mexico. In addition to his curatorial responsibilities he supervises operation of the Palace of the Governors Photo Archives.