Jock Reynolds has been the Henry J. Heinz II Director of the Yale University Art Gallery since 1998. From 1983 to 1989, he served as the Executive Director of the Washington Project for the Arts, a multi-disciplinary visual artists' organization in Washington, D.C., before becoming the Director of the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, a position he held until September 1998. He served as the Center's exhibitions panel chair in 2010.
As of 2010, Reynolds was overseeing a major renovation and expansion of the Yale University Art Gallery's exhibition, teaching, and collection facilities. His curatorial projects included "Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective," a collaboration of the Yale University Art Gallery, MASS MoCA, and the Williams College Museum of Art, which opened in November of 2008 and will remain on public view for the next 25 years. Reynolds is also a practicing artist and photographer and has garnered numerous grants and awards, including two National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowships, a Fulbright Fellowship, and multiple NEA Art in Public Places project awards. He frequently collaborates with his wife, Suzanne Hellmuth.