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Merry Scully
(909) 537-5493

Merry Scully joined the museum in August of 2022. Most recently she was head of curatorial affairs, and curator of contemporary art at the New Mexico Museum of Art. Previous positions include curator of the Governor’s Gallery for Governor Bill and Barbara Richardson; director of exhibitions and the associate director of exhibitions and public programs at the San Francisco Art Institute; and assistant to the artistic director Judith F. Baca, and gallery program director for the Social and Public Art Resource Center in Venice, California. She holds a B.A. from Loyola Marymount University and an M.F.A. from the University of New Mexico and has been a curator for exhibitions of contemporary and historic art, photography, and design in numerous locations including the New Mexico Museum of Art, San Francisco Art Institute, and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Scully also taught history of photography courses at Santa Fe Community College and contemporary art and ideas courses at the now closed Santa Fe University of Art and Design.

Gus Castaneda
Exhibition Designer & Collection Coordinator
(909) 537-7414

Gus Castaneda joined the museum in June of 2023.


Michael Beckley
Exhibition Preparator

Michael Beckley joined the museum staff in 2005 as Exhibition Preparator. Michael is a graduate of Cal State San Bernardino, having received a B.A in Glass Art and an M.A. in Art with a concentration in Glass. He has also attended the International Glass Centre in West Midlands, England. Mike's work has been in several exhibitions since 1994. Prior to his position at RAFFMA, he worked at Cohn-Stone Glass Studio, Blow Zone Glass Studio and Tamar Glass in Cornwall England.

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