Associate Curator of Contemporary Asian Art
To contact Carol, please email Amelia Meyer at MeyerA@si.edu
Carol Huh, Associate Curator of Contemporary Asian Art, became the Freer|Sackler’s first curator of contemporary art in 2007. Through exhibitions, acquisitions, and public programs, Huh focuses on current artistic production related to Asia.
Recent projects have included the museum’s ongoing Perspectives series (including works by Y.Z. Kami, Anish Kapoor, Hai Bo, Hale Tenger, Rina Bannerjee, Ai Weiwei, Chiharu Shiota, and Michael Joo, among others). Huh organized Moving Perspectives, the Galleries’ first series of exhibitions focusing on video art from Asia. Special exhibitions include Notes from the Desert: Photographs by Gauri Gill (2016), Symbolic Cities: The Work of Ahmed Mater (2016), Sense of Place: Landscape Photographs from Asia (2013), Nine Deaths, Two Births: Xu Bing’s Phoenix Project (2013), Shadow Sites: Recent Work by Jananne al-Ani (2012), and Fiona Tan: Rise and Fall (in-house curator, 2010).
Huh is a member of the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship Committee and the Smithsonian Networks Review Committee. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at Georgetown University, Washington, DC.