Georgi Contiguglia

Georgi Contiguglia served for a decade as President and CEO of the History Colorado and the state’s Historic Preservation Officer.  Earlier she was Curator of Decorative and Fine Arts, managing seven house museums and curating many exhibitions including the annual Artists of America exhibition.  She graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University majoring in mathematics.  She received a Masters Degree in art history from Hunter College in New York and worked at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Denver Art Museum.  She has taught art history in New York, at Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, and the Academy for Lifelong Learning.  She continues to serve on a variety of boards including the Board of the Academy for Lifelong Learning. She received Colorado Preservation Inc.’s prestigious Dana Crawford Award for her efforts in the field of historic preservation and the Mountain-Plains Museums Association’s Hugo Rodeck Award for outstanding service to the museum field