Curatorial Talks: Carmen Hermo and Amy Wilson
Part of the Meeting at a Distance series
Join Carmen Hermo, associate curator of Feminist art at the Brooklyn Museum, with contemporary artist Amy Wilson, as they discuss Wilson’s studio practice and her community-building efforts in Jersey City during the current quarantine. After the talk, members will have the opportunity to ask questions and comment on the discussion.
Carmen Hermo is associate curator for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum. She curated Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making, co-curated Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall, and co-organized Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985; and Out of Place: A Feminist Look at the Collection, among other exhibitions. Previously, Hermo was assistant curator at the Guggenheim Museum and worked with the collections of the Whitney Museum and MoMA. She holds a BA from the University of Richmond and an MA from Hunter College.
Amy Wilson is an artist who works primarily in fibers and watercolor. She has held solo exhibitions at institutions including BravinLee Programs, New York; the Hunterdon Museum; and the Warhol Museum; and in group shows at the Drawing Center, MoMA PS1, the Center for Book Arts, among others. Her work has received press coverage in the New York Times, Art in America, Time Out, and other publications. Wilson was recently a guest on the Brian Lehrer Show on NPR. She teaches at the School of Visual Arts.
MEETING AT A DISTANCE
Meeting at a Distance presents recurring conversations, started in a time of quarantine. The series features artists from the Mana Contemporary community, connecting with each other to discuss this new time, and how it has shifted their practice, process, and thinking.