Curatorial History

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, CA, 2015

Curated the Imagine (SLS) Supported Living Services film festival for adults living with disabilities. This one night event was the annual film festival showcasing films and installations by artists living with disabilities. The films topics ranged from living with disabilities in community to the perspective of the artist and how community perceives those living with disabilities as an artist.

 

Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, CA, 2015

Invited by the Santa Cruz Arts Council to participate in a panel discussion

De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, CA, 2009

Curatorial support, research and museum docent tours

                                                            

Klaus Gallery,NY,  2006

Co-founder of the first initiating arts collective and gallery

Capitol Hill Arts Center: WA, 2005, Curator

Goldmine Shithouse (GMSH) / WhatIsArt - WhatIsSound: an arts collective comprised of Travis Lindquest one of the animators of Richard Linklater films: Waking Life, as well as artist Colin Burns, and David Hochbaum. A super-collaboration between two collaboratives; Goldmine is a New York-based set of artists exploring "violent themes," and WIA promotes visibility for emerging artists. Capitol Hill Arts Center, 1621 12th Ave, 388-0500. Through June 25. 

                                                    

Vasco Billbaords And Global Trade, Brooklyn, NY, Assistant Curator, 2005                  

-Worked with the Director of Design from the Museum of Television and Radio, Jack Chen

-Documented the work of the Sr. Fulbright Research Scholar and Artist, Donald Fels

-Researched publication layouts, costs, and timelines

-Secured exhibition space for the work coming in from Kerala, India

 

A.R.T, Art a Revolutionary Tool, MA, Assistant Curator, 2002-2003

-Co-created a business development and mentor program for at-risk Boston youth

-The program A.R.T was a great success, resulting in a sponsorship by Toyota to support an art exhibition for products developed through the business program

-The aim was to teach graffiti artists how they can use their skills to create products and art without the deconstruction of city properties

 

Museum of Pop Culture,WA, Curator, 2002

-Exhibition included artists from Germany and Afghanistan

-Showcased kinetic arts and musicians

-This living art exhibition was co-produced by WhatisArt-Whatissound

 

Seattle Art Museum, WA, Assistant Curator, 2002

-Working along side Lisa Corrin, the Jon and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern Art 

-Curated the 5th floor galleries under the guidance of Lisa Corrin and Conservator, Nicholas Dorman

- In addition, I worked at the museum from 2000-2003 in marketing, development and event support

Sound and Vision, WA, Curator and Arts Director, 2002

-Took place at the Seattle Aquarium and included over 120 Seattle based artists and musicians. Including: The http://www.degenerateartensemble.com/, as well as

The Infernal Noise Brigade: The Infernal Noise Brigade was a Seattle, Washington-based musical group, who originally formed to participate in the protests at the WTO Meeting of 1999. http://www.infernalnoise.org/ The exhibition also acted as a fundraiser for a local non-profit arts organization Home Alive.

Independent Media Center, WA, Assistant Curator, 2000

-Co-Curated “Stepping From The Shadows”

-The exhibition was to showcase national graffiti artist, canvased works or installations

-The Stranger News Review may be found at the bottom of the page

 

WhatisArt-WhatisSound, Washington and Germany, Curator and Founder, 2000-2005

Founded international non-profit arts organization to examine art and culture through technology and tradition. What Is Art was a collective of experimentation, artist exchanges and international citywide arts education programming resulting in the expansion of the organization into thirteen countries. 

        Publications

  1. “Junges Kunst Project im Mannheim, Luisen Park,” Meier Magazine 

  2. “Whatisart-Whatissound,” Guida Agli Eventi Culturali 

  3. “Die Kunst an Sich,” Scala Kulture im Rehein-Neckar-Dreleck Magazine 

  4. Peter Engelhardt, “Drei Tage lang dreht sich im Luisenpark alles um Kulture, Internationales Festival,” Mannheimer Morgan, Nr. 201

  5. Peter Engelhardt, “Die Macher des Kulture events” Mannheim Morgan

  6. Anna Fahey, “Curatorial Communist,” Seattle Weekly

  7. “Bionic Artist re-imagines the art event,” Resonance Magazine

  8. “Latino Artists Outside the Lines,” Colors NW Magazine