Carla Acevedo-Yates

Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Carla Acevedo-Yates is the Marilyn and Larry Fields curator at the MCA Chicago, where she recently curated Carolina Caycedo: From the Bottom of the River, the artist’s first major museum survey. Previously, she was the associate curator at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University where she organized solo exhibitions of new work by Johanna Unzueta, Claudia Peña Salinas, and Duane Linklater. She also organized Fiction of a Production, a major exhibition of work by Argentinian conceptual art pioneer David Lamelas. In 2015 she was awarded a Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for an article on Cuban painter Zilia Sánchez.

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