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Director of Learning and Public Engagement
Nicole Dezelon has worked at The Warhol for over 20 years. She has spearheaded the museum’s innovative school partnerships, digital engagement initiatives and professional development programs. Dezelon has authored hundreds of pages of online content, from lesson plans to blog posts, as well as articles and multimedia content, sharing the work of The Warhol worldwide. In 2009, she received a Fulbright-Hays award to conduct a Brazil & US Educational Partnership studying the intersections of art and society. She has led international teaching projects in Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo, and Russia introducing thousands to Andy Warhol’s singular legacy and contemporary artistic practices. In 2019, The Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) named her Outstanding Museum Art Educator. Dezelon holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Education in art education.
Aaron Levi Garvey
Aaron Levi Garvey joined The Warhol in 2023. He is a Jewish-American curator whose work primarily focuses on the cross section of contemporary art culture and community building by creating accessible public programs and exhibitions within institutions and alternative spaces. Prior to The Warhol, Garvey was the Janet L. Nolan director of curatorial affairs at the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama; the chief curator and vice chair of programs at The Hudson Eye/Jonah Bokaer Arts Foundation in New York, New York; and the co-founder and board advisor of Long Road Projects Foundation, Inc. in Jacksonville, Florida and Erie, Pennsylvania. As an independent curator, Garvey curated and produced notable exhibitions and public programs. He holds a Bachelor of Art in art history with a concentration in modern and contemporary art from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, and a Master of Art in art administration/museum administration from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.
Senior Director of Performing Arts and Programming
Ben Harrison has helped lead and grow The Warhol’s performance program since joining the museum in 1997. Harrison develops and implements a broad spectrum of live performance programming. His strengths at strategic partnership collaboration have benefited the museum, as well as other performing arts presenters in the Pittsburgh region, such as the Music on the Edge Series at the University of Pittsburgh, Calliope: Pittsburgh’s Folk Music Society, WYEP Presents, and Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Art. He served as performance consultant for New Hazlett Theater in 2006–07 and was associate curator for Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts in 2008. Harrison was lead curator and producer of the commissioned, multi-media performances 13 Most Beautiful: Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests (2008) and Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Films (2014) which tour internationally. Harrison has also served as co-producer of the Carnegie Nexus initiative.
Patrick Moore joined The Andy Warhol Museum in 2011 as director of development before becoming deputy director and managing director. Prior to his arrival at The Warhol, Moore worked as a digital producer for Yahoo! and was also the founding director of The Estate Project for Artists with AIDS (a project of The Alliance for the Arts, New York). He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in theater direction and English literature. As a writer, Moore has published books with Beacon Press and Kensington. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Times, Newsday and The Advocate.
Director of Collections and Exhibitions
Amber Morgan began her career at Carnegie Museum of Art in 2001, starting as an assistant to the fine arts department before moving to registration. She joined The Warhol in 2007 and has become increasingly responsible for the stewardship of the world’s largest collection of Warhol art and archives and now oversees all aspects of collections and exhibitions for the museum, including conservation, preservation, cataloging and documentation, archives and exhibitions, and the administration of loans. Morgan holds a bachelor of fine arts from Saint Vincent College and a master of library science from the University of Pittsburgh.
Director of Film and Video
Greg Pierce has worked in the museum’s Film and Video Department since April 1994. He graduated from Point Park College with a B.A. in film production and has worked as an instructor, projectionist, assistant operations manager, and technical coordinator at Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Chicago Filmmakers and the Carnegie Museum of Art. At The Warhol Pierce curated Neke Carson: Eyeball Portraits and Beyond + Neke Paints Andy ’72 in 2008, co-curated SuperTrash with Jacques Boyreau in 2009, and I Just Want to Watch: Andy Warhol’s Film, Video, and Television with Geralyn Huxley in 2010. He designed the museum’s Screen Test Machine which has been in use since 2012. His writing on Warhol has appeared in exhibition catalogues for the Stedelijk Museum’s Other Voices, Other Rooms and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ Warhol Live and most recently in the publication Andy Warhol’s The Chelsea Girls of which he is co-editor. He is the custodian of The Orgone Archive (previously Orgone Cinema), a proudly fringe, regional motion picture archive and screening group based in Pittsburgh that he co-founded in 1993.
Donald G. Warhola
Vice President of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
Donald G. Warhola is the foundation’s liaison to The Andy Warhol Museum, where he works in the education department as a Warhola family historian. He serves as a board member on the foundation’s board of directors as well as chairman of its audit committee. A nephew of Andy Warhol, Warhola is the son of Andy’s middle brother, the late John Warhola. In 1986, after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in computer science and business, Warhola traveled to New York City to work for his uncle to install a network computer system for Andy Warhol Enterprises, Inc. Warhola earned an master of arts in social work from the University of Pittsburgh, and he worked in community mental health for 10 years as a child and adolescent therapist. Currently, Warhola works with children who have special mental health needs.