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Carolyn Stewart

Carolyn Stewart

Carolyn Stewart, a contributing editor of American Purpose, is the director of publications for a Washington-based think tank, where she oversees the editing, design, and production of policy research. She previously worked as publications manager and press secretary for the organization. Prior to that, she managed fundraising communications at the National Air and Space Museum, along with experience at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and VanderZee Gallery.

Stewart writes exhibition reviews, analysis, and commentary on art, with recent work exploring the technology and trends shaping our modern relationship with culture. Her writing has appeared in The New Criterion, the Spectator, Technoskeptic Magazine, and The American Interest. Her work has also been quoted by the Washington Post, TIME Magazine, and Arts & Letters Daily.

Stewart is an alumna of AEI’s Future Leadership program, the America’s Future Writing Fellowship, and the Hertog Foundation’s Politics & Culture program. She holds a master’s degree from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University.

Articles and Events

Finding the Lives beneath the Ground

Finding the Lives beneath the Ground

Helping to tend a historic Black cemetery restores a sense of the lives it holds.

Carolyn Stewart
Chasing Beauty
Interview

Chasing Beauty

AP contributing editor Carolyn Stewart sat down with architect, teacher, and culture writer Witold Rybczynski to explore the nature of home, innovation gone awry, and whether beauty has principles.

Witold Rybczynski, Carolyn Stewart
The $70 Million JPEG
Art

The $70 Million JPEG

Crypto art has the gallery world in a spin.

Carolyn Stewart
Simplicity and Peace

Simplicity and Peace

The connection between the spaces we inhabit and our emotional health, from Frank Lloyd Wright to Marie Kondo.

Carolyn Stewart