Carmen Hermo

Jersey City, NJ

Carmen Hermo is Associate Curator for the Brooklyn Museum's Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. She curated Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making (2017), co-curated Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection (2018) and Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Deborah Kass, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Hank Willis Thomas (2018), and is on the curatorial collective for the forthcoming Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall. Hermo also co-organized Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty (2016–17) and the Brooklyn presentation of Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 (2018).

Previously, Hermo was Assistant Curator for Collections at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, where among many collections-related projects and responsibilities, she co-curated the contemporary collection exhibitions Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions (2012–13) and Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim (2015). She has also worked with the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art.

Carmen received her B.A. in Art History and English from the University of Richmond and is pursuing an M.A. in Art History at Hunter College. Her interests include contemporary performance in the museum context, politically engaged artist projects, early video art technologies, and the postwar artists of Latin America and Latinx artists in the United States. Carmen lives in Jersey City. You can follow her on Instagram @chermosa.