Carolyn Herrera-Perez (she/her) is a writer, maker, and Curator of Glass and Ceramics at the Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research often spotlights the global impact of local histories; she focuses on (craft, design, and material) interchanges within the Americas. Previously, Carolyn served as Contributing Editor of Material Intelligence, Curatorial Fellow at Cooper Hewitt, and Data and Workflow Manager at The Marks Project.
Carolyn was born and raised in so-called Peekskill, NY, the traditional land of the Kitchawank and sister-city to Cuenca, Ecuador. Her family and locale are central to her spirit.