Jonah Goldman Kay

Jonah Goldman Kay

New York, NY, US





Artforum International, New York, NY, US, Editorial Intern

-Thoroughly fact-checked reviews and essays for upcoming editions of the magazine
-Performed research on topics covered in article submissions to provide background for editors
-Researched and compiled summaries of upcoming exhibitions for biannual preview edition

Jan 2018 - May 2018

Gurr Johns International, New York, NY, US, Intern

-Researched provenance, literature, and sales records for appraisals of several large private collections
-Assisted brokerage and appraisals departments in organization of records and sales preparation
-Conducted on-site appraisal of a client’s estate with a focus on fine art and jewelry

Sep 2017 - Dec 2017

Wright Family Collection/Museum of Democracy, New York, NY, US, Collections Assistant

-Catalogued and organized a private collection of 1.25 million items of political ephemera in preparation for
the launch of a new museum
-Conducted background research on collection objects to improve catalogue and assist future projects
-Proposed and implemented barcode system to streamline inventory and relocation process

Jul 2017 - Sep 2017

Maccarone Gallery, New York, NY, US, Gallery Intern

-Introduced gallery guests and assisted with daily gallery operations such as organization of the library andvisual presentation of the gallery
-Organized and catalogued thousands of artworks in ArtBase to enhance accessibility
-Researched newly represented artist to create press archives and assisted in organization and fabrication of artist’s first New York show

Jan 2016 - May 2016


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Art History

As a Joint Program student with the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, I received two degrees over the course of four years. My focus in Art History was architectural, with a particular emphasis on landscape architecture. I graduated with honors (magna cum laude), and completed an honors thesis which explored Southern place and space in Sally Mann's landscapes.

Sep 2014 - May 2018

Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Modern Jewish Studies

As a Joint Program student with Columbia University, I received two degrees over the course of four years. My focus at the Jewish Theological Seminary was on the formation of Jewish space in the early years of Israel's statehood. I graduated with honors (cum laude) and recently completed an independent study on architecture and urban space in Tel Aviv-Jaffa.

Sep 2014 - May 2018


Stronach Award for Excellence in Art History, Award

Awarded annually to an undergraduate Columbia student who has made significant contributions to the field of Art History.


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