Carolyn Eyler has been Director of Exhibitions and Programs at USM since 1997. Her degrees include a B.F.A. in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University and an M.A. in Curatorial Studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Annondale-on-Hudson, New York, where she attended on a fellowship.
Eyler has served for 20 years in the museum profession including positions as Artmobile Curator for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Curator at William King Regional Arts Center in Abingdon, Virginia.