Rock Hushka is deputy director and chief curator at Tacoma Art Museum and serves as Affiliate Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. Hushka studied art, history, and art history at the University of Washington and earned a master’s degree in art history from the University of Wisconsin—Madison.
He has curated more than 75 projects including The Forty Part Motet by Janet Cardiff, A Reworking of Spem in Alium 1573, by Thomas Tallis; Andy Warhol’s Flowers for Tacoma; and Memories and Meditations: A Retrospective of Michael Kenna's Photography. His primary focus has been exhibition and catalogues for Pacific Northwest artists including The Beauty of a Shared Passion: Highlights from the Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Collection, The Marioni Family: Radical Experimentation in Glass and Jewelry and Dale Chihuly's Northwest. Hushka writes frequently on Tacoma native Dale Chihuly.