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 Library and Information Science from Rutgers University, and in art history, 18th and 19th Century Spanish Art, from Binghamton University. 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. Most recently, Ms. Deutch contributed an article “Transforming Research Methodologies: The Frick Art Reference Library’s Collaborative Approach,” in Collecting and Provenance: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach, edited by Jane Milosch and Nick Pearce, and published by Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. She is currently serving as Chair of ARLIS/NA’s Documentation Committee and as co-chair of the Society’s new publication initiative, an annotated Digital Art History Directory.