Samantha Deutch

Portrait shot of Samantha Deutch facing to her left

Samantha Deutch is the Assistant Director of the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Art Reference Library and a member of the Digital Art History Lab. She holds Masters Degrees in both 18th and 19th Century Spanish art history and Library Systems. She is the creator and editor of the Center’s online Archives Directory for the History of Collecting in America for which she was awarded the Worldwide Books Award for Electronic Resources 2011 by the Art Library’s Society of North America. She recently contributed articles on “Harnessing Technology for Art History: The Frick Art Reference Library” to XRDS Crossroads, and “ARIES: Enabling Visual Exploration and Organization of Art Image Collections” to IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. She presented on ARIES at the computer vision symposium Searching Through Seeing: Optimizing Computer Vision Technology for the Arts. Samantha is currently serving as Secretary on the executive board for Art Libraries Society of North America.