Sharon Corwin


Sharon Corwin (Ph.D. 2001) is President and CEO of the Terra Foundation for American Art. Under her leadership, the foundation announced its new guiding mission, vision, and values in 2022 that reflect a commitment to projects that expand narratives of American art. Before arriving at the Terra Foundation in 2020, she served as Director and Chief Curator at the Colby College Museum of Art from 2006-2020. She has published several books and essays, including, Five American Painters: Conversations with Lois Dodd, Rackstraw Downes, David Driskell, Yvonne Jacquette, and Alex KatzAmerican Modern: Documentary Photography by Abbott, Evans, and Bourke-White (with UCB alumna Jessica May); and “Picturing Efficiency: Precisionism, Scientific Management, and the Effacement of Labor.”