Carolee Thea is an artist, writer, critic, and curator. Blurring formal conventions, her land art pieces, sculptures, video, photography, performance, and paintings mirrored political and social upheavals. Thea had solo exhibitions at the Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY; Queens Museum, NYC; Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; and Morristown Museum, NJ; and participated in group shows at Hunter College, NYC; Cranbrook Academy Museum, Bloomfield, MI; Sculpture Center, NYC; and Bard College, among others. She made site sculptures at the Battery Park and Wards Island, NYC, and at the Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore. In the 1970’s, she co-edited Heresies #5, a Feminist Publication on Art and Politics, 1976; has published in Parkett, artforum.com, Artnet, BOMB, and Brooklyn Rail, and was a contributing editor at ArtAsiaPacific and Sculpture Magazine. Thea authored an acclaimed series of books, Foci: Interviews with Ten International Curators, 2001, On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators, 2009, and On Curating 2 // Paradigm Shifts, 2016.
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