Carola Reyes Benítez is a recent graduate from NYU’s College of Arts and Sciences. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, she embarked to New York City to pursue studies in Art History and Business Studies. During her four years at university, she has had various experiences in the art world, including internships at The Whitney Museum of American Art, Sotheby’s, and Salon 94 gallery in NYC. Her academic interests include international contemporary art and design, specifically that of the Americas. As an incoming ArtTable Fellow at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, she plans to gain further experience in an arts institution while fostering new relationships within the San Francisco art community.
Project: Carola will perform research to develop and write exhibition texts, working both independently and in collaboration with staff for a guest-curated show on June 18th entitled A Place Beyond which reimagines modes of commerce through utopian models of exchange.