Claire Gilman, Curator at the Drawing Center, Sees Opportunities for Women in the Art World

November 3, 2014 9:13 PM

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Claire Gilman, Curator at the Drawing Center, Sees Opportunities for Women in the Art World

She is young, dynamic and driven. Yet when she stopped by my studio in the summer to look at my work, she was kind and generous as well. I could tell that she appreciated the work I was doing in trying to tell particularly female stories, even as she pointed out that women artists today are exploring all sorts of stories -- that they are telling not only "female" ones. "Nuanced" was the word I think we both settled on.

I knew then, in the moments we sat and talked in my studio, that hers was a story I wanted to hear more of, and a story I wanted to tell. The truth is, I was fascinated by Claire Gilman and wanted to know how such a young woman ended up being the curator at one of the most prestigious art institutio...

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