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05 May 2007

Elizabeth V. Warren, President of the Board of Trustees

Elizabeth V. Warren has served on the Board of Trustees of the American Folk Art Museum since 2007, and was elected President in 2019. She is also Chair of the Development Committee and a member of the Museum’s Legacy Society. Previously she was curator at the Museum from 1984 until 1991, and subsequently a consulting and guest curator. Ms. Warren has organized a number of critically acclaimed exhibitions, many of which have been accompanied by books, including Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts (2011), The Perfect Game: America Looks at Baseball (2003-2004), and Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art (2019). She is also a member and past President of the American Folk Art Society. After graduating with an AB from Bryn Mawr College, where Ms. Warren currently serves on the Board of Trustees, she was a journalist at House Beautiful covering the home furnishings market as well as art and antiques. She received her MA from New York University in Folk Art Studies.