Board & Staff


Rachel de W. Wixom

Rachel de W. Wixom, President, Executive Director  Rachel’s extensive experience includes ten years as Head of Publications of the Whitney Museum of American Art

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Bruce Bernstein, PhD

Bruce develops the Coe Center public programming, working directly with Indigenous artists and the permanent collection of traditional arts.

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Bess Murphy, PhD

Bess assists in developing and coordinating public programs including workshops, conversations, research visits and demonstrations with Native American artists.

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Samantha Tracy

Samantha Tracy is Diné from Fort Defiance, Arizona, and is a recent graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), where she received a BFA in Museum Studies.

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