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Jennifer Carty is the Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art at the Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago. Carty began her curatorial career at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University on the curatorial team for exhibitions and site-specific commissions such as Imran Qureshi: The God of Small Things, The Genres: Landscape featuring Trevor Paglen and The Land Grant: Flatbread Society among others. Most recently, she served as the Assistant Curator, specializing in contemporary art, at the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, where she began an emerging artist series with the exhibition New to the Cantor: Dashiell Manley and curated the first Diekman Contemporary Commissions Program with the exhibitions Artist at Work: Hope Gangloff and Hope Gangloff Curates Portraiture. She also served as the coordinating curator for the traveling mid-career survey Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser. Carty was an undergraduate at the University of Michigan where she received her BA with a dual concentration in History of Art and French and Francophone Studies. She received her MA in Contemporary Art from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London.