Cathryn Drake


Professional Experience

I have many years of experience as a writer and editor focusing on art, architecture, culture, and places. My writing has appeared in Artforum, Men's Vogue, Time Magazine, Metropolis, and Wall Street Journal, among other publications. I have worked as a copyeditor for magazines, book publishers, art historians, curators, and cultural institutions including the Museum of Modern Art New York, Yale University School of Architecture, Rizzoli, Thames & Hudson, and the Economist Intelligence Unit.


Copy Editor
22 Years
8 Years
15 Years


Arts & Humanities
24 Years
4 Years
14 Years


Book publishing - all
25 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
16 Years
Independent Feature Film
2 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

28 Years

Other Work History

1999–Present FREELANCE EDITOR, Yale University School of Architecture. 2004-Present CONTRIBUTOR, Artforum Magazine. 2000–2008 COPY CHIEF, Metropolis, New York. 1995–2000 WRITER/EDITOR, Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1993–1995 ASSOCIATE EDITOR, Rizzoli International Publications, New York. 1992–1993 COPY EDITOR, Diversion, Hearst Magazines, New York. 1991–1992 MANAGING EDITOR, Four Walls Eight Windows, New York. 1988–1991 PUBLICITY DIRECTOR, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Foreign Language Skills

Italian, Greek

Work Samples

Culture & Travel

Contemporary Art

Architecture & Design

Art Essays

Art & Society

News & Opinion