PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Fine Art Consultant (2018 – present): CAROLE PERRY ART CONSULTING, Nyack, NY. Providing appraisals, artist support, collections management and curating to individuals and organizations. Selected projects include:

  • Curator, Ellsworth Kelly: The River, Edward Hopper House Museum & Study Center (upcoming Winter 2020-21)

  • Curator, Object Lessons, Edward Hopper House Museum & Study Center (upcoming Spring 2020)

  • Curator, Lynn Stein & Michael Iskowitz, Union Arts Center, Sparkill, NY (March 2019)

Artistic Director and Curator  (2006-2018): EDWARD HOPPER HOUSE MUSEUM & STUDY CENTER, Nyack, NY. Managed programs, marketing, collections, archives and exhibitions, including four annual exhibitions of contemporary and 20th century art as well as rotating shows of Edward Hopper work and memorabilia. Selected exhibitions curated:

  • Sean Scully: No Words (2018)

  • Carrie Mae Weems: Beacon (2017-18)

  • Mercedes Helnwein: Chaos Theory (May 2017)

  • Side by Side: Judith Dolnick & Robert Natkin (2016)

  • Where We Are Standing: Contemporary Women Artists from Iran (2016)

  • David LaChapelle: Gas Stations (2016)

  • Tony Oursler: hopped (popped) (2013-14)

  • Earth, Sea & In-Between: Zaria Forman, Gretchen Kane, Leah Oates (2012)

  • Hopper Re-Imagined (2011)

  • I'm After Me; A Light Installation by Christine Sciulli  (2011)

  • Tracy Silva Barbosa: Transcending Time (2010)

  • Carole P. Kunstadt: The Poetics of Collage (2008)

  • Annual Members’ shows (2006-2018)

  • Annual Small Works shows (2007-2016)

Curator, Evolving Identities: Brazilian Artists in New York (2006): ROCKLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS, W. Nyack, NY. Including the work of Vik Muniz, Janaina Tschäpe, Ana Linnemann, and Thessia Machado.

CuratorGeorge Gallo Paintings (2005): EDWARD HOPPER HOUSE MUSEUM & STUDY CENTER, Nyack, NY 

Curatorial Assistant/Project Manager  (1991-96); Assistant to Director (1989-91): SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York, NY. Responsible for general coordination and management of the exhibitions:

  • Total Risk, Freedom Discipline: Abstraction in the 20th Century (1996)

  • Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology (1995)

  • Tàpies (1995)

  • The Italian Metamorphosis, 1943-1968 (film, fashion, jewelry sections) (1994)

  • Picasso and the Age of Iron (1993)

Art Gallery Assistant & Registrar, (1988-89): ACHIM MOELLER FINE ART, New York, NY

Memberships & AFFILIATIONS

Candidate Member, American Society of Appraisers

Member, Gallery Committee, Arts Council of Rockland

Member, Exhibition Committee, Edward Hopper House

Member, Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists

Member, Association of Art Museum Curators

Member, Greater Hudson Heritage Network

Chapter Leader, Nyack Chapter, Dining for Women (International relief NGO)

Juror, Congressional Art Competition award by Congresswoman Nita Lowey, 2015-2019

EDUCATION 

Master of Arts - Art History, Hunter College, New York, NY

Bachelor of Arts - Art History major - Hunter College, New York, NY

Appraisal Studies - Ongoing studies through the American Society of Appraisers. Completed over 150 hours of coursework, including:

  • Introduction to Personal Property Valuation

  • Development of a Personal Property Appraisal: Research and Analysis

  • Communication of a Personal Property Appraisal: Writing the Appraisal Report

  • Personal Property Valuation: The Legal and Regulatory Environment

  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice 15 hour course