Alma Mikulinsky is an art historian and authority on the European avant-garde, with a focus on the work of Pablo Picasso. She earned her doctorate in Art History, Criticism, and Conservation at the University of Toronto, and has held a number of research fellowships, including at the University of Hong Kong’s Society of Scholars in the Humanities and at Ryerson University’s Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre. She was assistant professor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and held a visiting assistant professorship at the Universidad del Desarrollo in Santiago de Chile. Currently she works as an art consultant and is an academic advisor to Remai Modern, where she helped organize the international symposium Picasso and Co: The Collaborative work of Pablo Picasso.
Mikulinsky also works internationally as a curator and has organized exhibitions in Canada, China, Israel, Latin America, and Europe. Her curatorial work includes a critically recognized exhibition of Picasso’s ceramics, as well as exhibitions of contemporary art and photography, including upcoming shows at The Art Gallery of Windsor, The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, and Remai Modern. Her writing has been published by Tate Modern, The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, and the Musée National Picasso–Paris. She is the author of Picasso Ceramics from the Nina Miller Collection.