Todd Bishop was appointed Senior Deputy Director of External Affairs at The Museum of Modern Art in 2012. In this role, he oversees the Museum’s outreach strategy and all programs involving fundraising and sponsorship, membership and visitor services, affiliate programs, special events, marketing, communications, and graphic design.
Mr. Bishop has been on the Museum’s staff since 1997, holding positions in administration, finance, new business development, and fundraising, and in 2004 his duties expanded to include fundraising and governance at MoMA PS1. As Director in External Affairs, Mr. Bishop secured major financial support for MoMA and MoMA PS1 exhibitions and special programs from corporate, foundation, and individual sources. His efforts have resulted in integrated multiyear partnerships with global brands that support exhibitions, education programs, and major art acquisitions. In 2011 and 2012, Mr. Bishop played a key role in conceptualizing and leading the Museum’s international outreach strategy, which integrated fundraising, membership, communications, and tourism marketing initiatives.
Before joining the Museum, Mr. Bishop owned and directed the ARTkammer gallery in Boston from 1991 to 1993. He previously worked in galleries in Vienna and Salzburg, Austria, and studied at the University of Salzburg. He is a trustee of Performa, the New York Biennial of Performance Art, and a founding trustee of Blood Mountain Foundation in Budapest. Originally from Texas, Mr. Bishop holds a BA in art history and German from Colby College in Maine and an MA in arts administration from Columbia University.