Welcome to this website documenting my curatorial practice, academic work and publications of the past twenty-five years. On this home page you can access modules of selected exhibitions, artists residencies and student projects in chronological order. You may also go to the drop down menus above to view additional content by category and to see my biography and full curriculum vitae. Thanks for visiting and if you wish to reach me directly, please click here.  

  • Ant Farm, Eternal Frame
  • Jeremy Blake, Winchester
  • Bill Viola, Reflecting Pool
  • Jeremy Blake, Winchester
  • Diane Thater, Wicked Witch
  • Mungo Thomson, American Desert Landscape
  • Martin Kersels, Pink Constellation

Exhibition
Moving Image: Scan to Screen, Pixel to Projection
2010 | Orange County Museum of Art

This exhibition presented developments in media art from 1970s single channel video to installations and digital projects by California and international artists in the Orange County Museum of Art collection.


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Exterior of Photo Op: Your Own 15 Minutes, OCMA

Student Projects
Feedback & Photo Opportunity
2010 | Orange County Museum of Art

For the USC graduate seminar Art and Curatorial Practice in the Public Realm that I co-taught with Carol Stakenas, students conceived interactive audience engagement projects for two exhibitions at Orange County Museum of Art.

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LA Urban Rangers, Vista Trail Hike

Artists’ Residencies
2010 California Biennial Residencies
2010 | Orange County Museum of Art

For the 2010 California Biennial, I worked on the early stages of residency projects with two LA-based collectives–– Finishing School and the Los Angeles Urban Rangers, and also did interviews with artists Rebecca Goldfarb, Will Rogan and John Zurier for the exhibition publication.
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Exhibition
Illumination: The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Agnes Pelton, Agnes Martin and Florence Miller Pierce
2009 | Orange County Museum of Art

Illumination: The Paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, Agnes Pelton, Agnes Martin, and Florence Miller Pierce was the first exhibition to bring together the work of these four American women modernists.
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Martin Kersels, Pink Constellation

Exhibition & Performances
Disorderly Conduct: Recent Art in Tumultuous Times
2008 | Orange County Museum of Art

Group exhibition with Pilar Albarracin, Karen Finley, Pearl C. Hsiung, Glenn Kaino, Mike Kelley, Martin Kersels, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Rodney McMillian and Robin Rhode whose work addressed post-9/11 issues.


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  • Jedidiah Caesar, Untitled Brick with drawings
  • Jedidiah Caesar, Truck (California Road Trip)
  • Kara Tanaka, Crushed by the Hammer of the Sun
  • Kara Tanaka, Crushed by the Hammer of the Sun
  • Julio Caesar Morales, Interrupted Passage Opening Night Banquet
  • Julio Caesar Morales, Interrupted Passage Opening Night Banquet
  • Julio Caesar Morales, Interrupted Passage Opening Night Banquet
  • Julio Caesar Morales, Interrupted Passage Opening Night Banquet
  • Julio Caesar Morales, Interrupted Passage Opening Night Banquet
  • Julio Caesar Morales, Interrupted Passage Opening Night Banquet
  • Julio Caesar Morales, Interrupted Passage Opening Night Banquet
  • Mary Kelly, Flashing Nipple Happening
  • Shana Lutker, Hear it Here
  • Ruben Ortiz-Torres, High n’ Low Rider
  • Ruben Ortiz-Torres, High n’ Low Rider

Artists’ Residencies
2008 California Biennial Artist Residencies, Projects and Performances
2008 | Orange County Museum of Art

For this biennial, I organized artist residency projects by Julio Cesar Morales; Kara Tanaka and Jedediah Caesar, performance events by Mary Kelly and Shana Lutker and a performative sculpture by Ruben Ortiz-Torres.

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Exhibition
Art Since the 1960s: California Experiments
2007 | Orange County Museum of Art

Art Since the 1960s: California Experiments chronicled experimental and experiential art that emerged in the 1960s through the 1990s including pop art, conceptualism, assemblage, video and performance art, installation art and neo-conceptual practices.
 
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Exhibition
Imaging and Imagining California
2007 | Orange County Museum of Art

Imaging and Imagining California, from the Collection Histories/Collective Memories series, explored five different themes: California Modern, The Built Environment; Light, Space and Technology, California Domestic and Simulated Landscapes.


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Exhibition
California Modern
2006 | Orange County Museum of Art

California Modern, part of the Collection Histories/Collective Memories series, presented painting from the early 20th century to mid-century modernism, highlighted important exhibitions from the 1960s and 1970s and showcased contemporary acquisitions.

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