Lisa Tung is the director and curator for the Bakalar and Paine Galleries at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, the nation's first independent public college of art and design. Through her vision and talents, the Bakalar and Paine Galleries have been recognized as a significant contemporary venue for thought-provoking exhibitions and for debuting installations created specifically for and at MassArt. She has championed the expanding impact of MassArt’s premier exhibition space as a vital cultural resource for the college, Boston, and beyond.
Tung and her exhibitions have received numerous awards including Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston 2012: Best Curator. She received her B.A. in Art History from Northwestern University and an M.A. in Feminist History, Theory, and Criticism from the University of Leeds, UK.
Tung was nominated for the Boston Art Commission by the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.