Nicholas Croghan is Director of the Pensacola Museum of Art, and was previously Director & Curator of The Art Gallery at UWF (TAG), where he also taught museum studies, gallery practices and studio art classes.
Croghan is a mixed media artist who uses traditional and non-traditional materials to create 2D and 3D art objects. In his recent work he uses metalpoint as the primary medium. Silverpoint, copperpoint, goldpoint, brasspoint and nickelpoint are used to investigate the fine details of mechanical systems, landscapes, and architecture.
In 2014, his artwork “Facades” received the Cinco Banderas Permanent Collection Purchase Award. Before coming to UWF in 2012, he managed academic galleries, commercial sales galleries, folk art organizations, multicultural centers and directed expansive museum exhibition programming.
Croghan received a bachelor’s of fine arts degree from Murray State University, a master’s degree in art from the University of Louisville, and a master’s in fine art degree from Colorado State University.
Anna Wall is Chief Curator of the Pensacola Museum of Art. She is tasked with preserving, developing and exhibiting the PMA’s growing collection of modern and contemporary art. She brings over a decade of collections experience to the PMA. Prior to joining our team in 2018, she served as a Collections Specialist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City. She has also held positions at The Historic New Orleans Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery and commercial enterprises in New York and Vancouver. Her research interests include photography, installation art, and time-based media. She is an active member of the Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS) and the Southeastern Registrars Association (SERA). Anna is originally from Jacksonville, Florida.
CURATOR OF EDUCATION
Caitlyn Cooney is the Curator of Education for PMA and is responsible for structuring museum class syllabi, visitor participation, and offering interactive opportunities for visitors to connect with exhibitions and special programs. After attending the Florida State University for her Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art and Art History, Caitlyn went on to practice letterpress printing in Nashville, TN with Hatch Show Print. She started her letterpress company, Charlotte Mason Printing Co., in 2016 after moving to Pensacola, and has used her business as a catalyst for education and preservation of the historic craft. She partnered with several other makers and business owners in 2017 to develop Bare Hand Collective, a non-profit supporting local creatives and entrepreneurs, and currently serves as the Vice President. She is passionate about encouraging creative growth and community development within the arts, and uses education as the foundation for those endeavors.
Richard Rodriguez is the Exhibition Designer at the Pensacola Museum of Art and the University of West Florida Historic Trust. In his position, he works with the curatorial and collections staff to develop, produce and install exhibitions at PMA and other UWF Historic Trust museums.
Richard received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of West Florida in 2013. While a student, he worked as a gallery assistant at UWF’s The Art Gallery (TAG). Starting in 2014, Richard worked as a preparator at PMA, and two years later an exhibition technician at UWF Historic Trust.
Amy is the Business Coordinator for the UWF Historic Trust and the Pensacola Museum of Art. She manages the agency's financial operations and is responsible for the general business and fiscal activities of the organization, including purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and other related administrative services.
Robin possesses a breadth of expertise in higher education, including her most recent professional experience at UWF as Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Transition and Governance. Prior to this, she served as Assistant Dean of Students, Coordinator of Student Government Operations and as Coordinator of Career Planning.
Robin graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She earned a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt University, a Specialist of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of West Florida, and will soon earn her Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of West Florida.
In addition to her professional and academic accomplishments, Robin is actively involved in professional development and community engagement. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Program Professionals and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. She is a member of Impact 100, Fiesta of Five Flags, Junior League of Pensacola, Leadership Pensacola, Manna Board of Directors and serves as a Pensacola Little Theater Trustee.