Associate Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Carmen Hermo joined the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art’s curatorial team as Assistant Curator in June 2016 and was appointed Associate Curator in 2018. She curated Baseera Khan: I Am an Archive (2021), Kameelah Janan Rasheed: Are We Reading Closely? (2020), and Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making (2017), and was part of the curatorial collective for Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall (2019). She co-curated Out of Place: A Feminist Look at the Collection (2020), Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection (2018–19), and Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Deborah Kass, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Hank Willis Thomas (2018–19); organized the Brooklyn presentation of Andy Warhol: Revelation (2021); and co-organized those of Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 (2018) and Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty (2016–17). Carmen works to support and build the collection by serving on the Council for Feminist Art and Young Leadership Council patron groups.
Previously, Carmen was Assistant Curator (2014–16) and Curatorial Assistant (2010–14) for Collections at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. There, she served on the museum’s Young Collectors Council acquisition committee devoted to the work of emerging artists, and co-curated the contemporary collection exhibitions Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim (2015) and Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions (2012–13). She has previously worked with the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art. Her curatorial projects have also appeared at the Hirshhorn Museum (2017) and A.I.R. Gallery (2020).
Carmen received her B.A. in art history and English from the University of Richmond and her M.A. in art history from Hunter College. She lives in Brooklyn.