Erin Dodson is a Kansas City-based artist and curator, and has worked for Hallmark since 2008. She earned a BA in studio art at City College of New York, and worked at the Richard Avedon Foundation where she contributed to the research and archiving of the artist’s work. Erin co-founded the artist-run exhibition space Kiosk Gallery, organizing dozens of exhibitions promoting emerging local artists. In her role as Curator of the Hallmark Art Collection, Erin has focused on making the collection accessible and relevant to the employees of Hallmark, and sharing the collection with the public through significant museum loans and exhibitions at Hallmark Visitors Center. She is an Executive Member of the Association of Professional Art Advisors. Erin frequently serves as a community leader in artist residency and public art selection committees, exhibition juries, and curator panel discussions, and volunteers her time to organizations that enrich lives through art.