Catherine J. Morris
Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Catherine J. Morris was an independent curator for more than twelve years prior to joining the Brooklyn Museum. Morris has organized several exhibitions that explored issues related to feminism and its impact as a social, political, and intellectual construct on the development of visual culture—among them Decoys, Complexes and Triggers: Feminism and Land Art in the 1970s at the Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York, and Gloria and Regarding Gloria at White Columns, New York. She was the co-curator of Hans Hoffmann: Circa 1950, on view at the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University. Morris has also been Adjunct Curator of Contemporary Art at the Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and has authored or contributed to several scholarly publications and catalogues, including two books about Cindy Sherman. A longtime Brooklyn resident, Morris is a graduate of the University of Maryland and the recipient of an M.A. from Hunter College. As Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, she will organize a wide range of special exhibitions and oversee the Center’s permanent collection, which includes The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago.