Curatorial & Selected Professional Experience
Appointed U.S. Arts Envoy to Myanmar and Laos.
Lectures/ workshops: Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Mandalay, Taunggyi and Monywa.
-“Saving Our Wildlife! Lao Artists Speak Out! exhibition, US Embassy, Luang Prabang, Laos.
– Co-Curator, with Mie Preckler, “Myanmar Voices: Art & Social Change,” The Jefferson Center of the US Embassy, Mandalay and the American Center of the US Embassy, Yangon, Myanmar.
– Co-Curator, with Mie Preckler, “Speaking Out – 9 Myanmar Artists,” Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes Station, CA., and the Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, CA.
Co-Curator, with Mie Preckler, “Artists Beyond Boundaries” Exhibition Project, The American Center, U.S. Embassy, Yangon, and Pansodan Art Scene, Yangon, Myanmar.
-“Animal Planet,” Online Exhibition Curated for NIAD Art Center’s, artists with disabilities programs, Richmond, CA.
– Presentation given, the National Genetic Databank for the Search for the Disappeared, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Curator, with Claudia Chapline, “Three Seasons,” Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA.
– Curator, with Elizabeth Addison, “Crossing to Safety,” Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, CA.
Curator, “Selected Works from ‘Envisioning Human Rights’,” Center for Justice and Accountability, San Francisco, CA.
– Co-curator, with Elizabeth Addison, “Crossing to Safety,” Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, CA.
Curator, “Envisioning Human Rights,” Berkeley Law Gallery, UC Human Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley.- Co-Curator, with Lucinda Barnes, “Envisioning Human Rights: The Next Generation,” University of California System Student Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA.
Juror , the Thirty-seventh Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition,” the Augustana College Art Museum, Augustana College, Rock island, IL.
-Commission for Wells Fargo Green Team Ecological Programs, San Francisco Office.
-Consultant, Art for Conservation Program, The Leatherback Trust, S. F., CA.
Consultant to Art for Conservation Program, The Leatherback Trust, S.F., CA.
“Beyond the Display Case: Creating a Multisensory Museum Experience,” Paper presented, with Catherine P. Foster, 27th Annual Visiting Scholar Conference, A Sense of the Past: Toward a Sensory Archaeology, Center for Southern Ill, March 26/27.
Co-Curator, with Carin Jacobs, “Mapping sacred Ground,” The D Doug Adams Gallery at the Bade Museum, Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA.
Member, Advisory Board, Artist Rescue Mission, Houston, TX.
-“Pamela Blotner, Artist/Activist,” Interview with Michael Woodson, LivingArt, KPFT, Houston, TX. Pacifica Radio.
-Curator, “We Are Burma,” Exhibition of Contemporary Burmese Art, Leila Gallery, Berkeley, CA.
Curator, “The Burmese-American Art Exchange,” a Creative Collaboration Between Burmese and American Artists, The American Center, U.S. Embassy, Yangon, Myanmar
Consultant, Beijing Yan Zee, China Animation Project, Beijing and Jilin, China.
Scenic Design for “Machinal,” by Sophie Treadwell, Gill Theater, University of San
2000 – 2001
Consultant, “Communities in Crisis” Project, Research Mission to Bosnia and Croatia for The Human Rights Center, University of California at Berkeley.