Marie Scatena (2008)

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Marie Scatena experienced OHMA as a student in the first graduating class, and in spring 2010, and in 2011-2012 she taught OHMA’s Oral History Workshop and Fieldwork, Production, Documentation and Archiving Course.   Marie conducted her thesis research at the MoMA, and drew on her background in museum education to help OHMA students realize collaborative projects for public presentation and creative theses. In recent years Marie contributed extended oral history projects such as Columbia Teacher’s College ART CART Project with fellows interviewing aging visual artists for an exhibition and website and The National Public Housing Museum’s collection efforts with youth.  Today Marie is an independent researcher, developer and consultant based in Chicago. She works with institutions, organizations and communities to collect and interpret stories.