NaftaliCarol Greene is an American art dealer and founder of Greene Naftali. She was born and raised in Quincy, Massachusetts and received a B.A. from Harvard University. After college, Greene moved to New York City where she began working at John Good Gallery in SoHo. In 1995, she opened Greene Naftali. In addition to her gallery, she is involved in a number of arts organizations, including Artists Space, where she serves on the board of directors. Greene lives in New York City with her partner, artist Craig Kalpakjian.

Carol Greene and Gloria Naftali founded Greene Naftali in 1995, making it one of the first galleries to open in Chelsea.[2] The gallery shows contemporary art in various media—including painting, video, music, and fashion—and has a reputation for championing emerging artists as well as historical figures,[3] including Rachel Harrison, Dan Graham, Jacqueline Humphries, Peter Halley, Paul Chan, Helen Marten, Michael Krebber, and Tony Conrad. Greene Naftali is also renowned for its ambitious performance programming with music events by Thurston Moore, the NNCK Blues Band, Dan Graham, Loren Connors, and Electrophilia with Jutta Koether & Steven Parrino. The gallery has been featured in several “top galleries” lists, in publications such as Flash Art, Modern Painters (magazine), and artnet