Curator and cultural strategist Isolde Brielmaier currently serves as the inaugural Curator-at-Large at the International Center of Photography (ICP) as well as the curator of several large-scale public artist commission projects with organizations including The Peninsula Hotel Group, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) and Amazon Web Services (AWS)|Smithsonian. She is Professor of Critical Studies in Tisch School of the Art at New York University and advises on a range of global cultural projects that bridge both the public and private sectors in the interest of art, artists, community and social impact.
Brielmaier has written extensively on contemporary art and culture and has developed cultural platforms for a broad range of organizations including Richard Meier Architects, Valentino, Life Water, Coach, Versace, Gucci, ARCO Madrid, Prospect New Orleans, New Wave Art Weekend and The Armory Show. Previously, she has held senior posts at the Guggenheim Museum, the Bronx Museum of Art, and as Chief Curator for the SCAD Museum of Art. Brielmaier currently serves on The Board of Trustees of the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Women’s Prison Association (WPA) and the sustainable, luxury brand Another Tomorrow. She is also Editor at Large at AIR MAIL, Graydon Carter’s new media venture, and speaks regularly on topics related to art, culture and social impact.
Isolde holds a PhD from Columbia University and resides in New York City. She is the author of the newly released book, Culture as Catalyst (Nov 2020).