Amy Smith­-Stewart

Amy Smith-Stewart is Curator at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT, and the founder of the eponymous nomadic curatorial project, previously located on the Lower East Side. She was formerly a Curator at MoMA PS1, a Curatorial Advisor for the Mary Boone Gallery, and the 2006–08 Guest Curator for the Peter Norton Collection. She has curated more than sixty exhibitions in museums and galleries. Recent curated exhibitions at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum include “Ruth Root: Old, Odd and Oval”, the artist’s first museum solo exhibition (publication); “B. Wurtz: Four Collections”, the artist’s first museum exhibition (publication); “Jackie Winsor: With and Within”, the artist’s first museum survey since 1997 (publication); “Xaviera Simmons: Underscore”, a site-specific commission of a large-scale performance alongside new and recent work (publication); and “Mary Beth Edelson: Six Story Gathering Boxes (1972–2014)”, historic works from the 1970s alongside a new commission, among others. Other notable exhibitions include “Civic Action” at Socrates Sculpture Park and The Noguchi Museum (catalogue); “Campaign” at C24 Gallery (limited edition catalogue); “Remember Who You Are” at the Mary Boone Gallery, New York; “Greater New York 2005” at MoMA PS1 (co-curator; catalogue); “Day Labor” at MoMA P.S.1; and “Aleksandra Mir: The Big Umbrella (New York)” at MoMA PS1. Forthcoming exhibitions at The Aldrich include site-specific commissions by Virginia Overton, David Brooks, and Tony Matelli; “Suzanne McClelland: Third Party”, a twenty-five year survey; and Beth Campbell, a drawing survey. Smith-Stewart is on the faculty in the MFA Fine Arts department at the School of Visual Arts in New York.