Carla Camacho is a Partner at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, where she has worked for nine years of her now almost twenty-year gallery career. Prior to making Partner, Camacho acted as director of sales at the gallery for seven years. Since her arrival, she has helped guide the team through the gallery’s expansion to the Lower East Side in 2007 and in Hong Kong in 2013. She began her career at the landmark Leo Castelli Graphics, a gallery devoted to prints and photographs, before moving on to work for New York-based dealers, Cheim & Read. A required visual arts class during her undergraduate degree at Marymount Manhattan College sparked her initial interest in contemporary art. Carla Camacho graduated from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, with a Masters degree in art history and a focus in conservation.
This interview is conducted by Angela Lynn Fraleigh