Teaching/Professional CV

education

2006    MFA, University of California at Berkeley, CA
1996    Teaching Credential, English Lit., San Francisco State University,  San Francisco, CA
1990     BA,  Boston University, Political Science, Boston , MA

professional experience

2016

• Creative Director and Editor THE THING Quarterly  2007-present
• San Francisco Art Institute, Graduate Seminar

  • Creative Direction and Project Management: Nike Miniatures

2015

• California College of Art,  Graduate Advisor Spring & Fall

  • Creative Direction: Partick Thistle Scotish Soccer, Team Artist Collaborations for Kingsford Capital
  • Consultant and Creative Direction: Nike Design Book with Brian Roettinger: Due Fall 2016

2014

• California College of Art,  Graduate Advisor Spring & Fall

2013

• California College of Art,  Graduate Advisor Spring & Fall

  • Consultant: Levi’s Made & Crafted Fall Winter advertising campaign
  • Consultant: Nike hyperfeel edition

• Commercial:  Levi’s Made & Crafted, short film:  Director/Producer/Writer
• Short Film:  Stories from the Evacuation, Director/ co-writer/ co-producer

2012

• California College of Art,  Graduate Advisor Spring & Fall

2011

• Senior Lecturer, Fall, San Francisco State University, SF, CA (Painting 2)
• Senior Lecturer, Fall, California College of Art, Oakland, CA (Interdisciplinary Critique).
• Senior Lecturer, Spring, California College of Art, “Another Model: Alternative Publications” (design)

2010

•Visiting Lecturer, Fall, San Francisco State University, (Graduate Seminar)
• Visiting Lecturer, Fall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA (New Genres)
• Visiting Lecturer, Fall, California College of the Arts, Oakland CA, (Interdisciplinary Critique)
• Visiting Lecturer, Summer, Drury University, Springfield MO (Graduate Seminar: Extended Media)
• Visiting Lecturer, Spring, California College of the Arts, Oakland CA (Interdisciplinary Critique)

2009

• Visiting Lecturer, Winter Quarter, Stanford University, Department of Art and Art History, (Video II)

2008

• Visiting Lecturer, Spring, San Francisco State University, College of Creative Arts, (Painting II and Painting I)

2007

•Visiting Lecturer, Spring, San Francisco State University, College of Creative Arts, (Painting II)
•Visiting Lecturer, Spring, City College of San Francisco, Dept. of Continuing Education, ( Beginning Drawing,)

2006

• Visiting Lecturer, Fall, City College of San Francisco, ( Narrative Painting, Beginning Drawing)
• Instructor, Spring, UC Berkeley, Dept. of Art Practice, (Introduction to Visual Thinking)

2004-2005

•Teaching Assistant to Professor Craig Nagasawa, Fall 2004, Spring 2005
•UC Berkeley, Dept. of Art Practice, (Language of Drawing, Approaches in Painting)

2001-2004

•Lead Faculty, Out of Site, the Center for Art and Architecture, San Francisco, CA

1996-2001
•High School English Instructor, South San Francisco High School, South San Francisco, CA

lectures and panels

University of Copenhagen’s Dept. of Art History’s IKK Lecture Series, Copenhagen, Feb 15, 2011
Guest Lecture, CCA, “Sites Unseen: Contemporary Art Practice in Public Spaces” SF, CA Nov. 19, 2010
Guest Lecture, San Francisco Art Institute, Video 2 class with Lindsey White, SF, CA Nov 15, 2010
Guest Lecture, San Francisco State Graduate Students, Nov. 19, 2009
Guest Lecture, Carnegie Mellon University, Concepts 3, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 5, 2009
Guest Lecture, Painting 2, San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA , August 20, 2009
Guest Lecture, Video 2, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, July 20, 2009
Lecture, Slapstick and The Sublime, Linden Tree Lecture series, Sagan Piechota Architecture, SF, CA June 5, 2009
Lecture, Uses of Deadpan in Video art, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA, May 14, 2009
Curatorial Talk, SkyDive Artist Space, Houston Texas, May 7, 2009
Guest Lecture, CCA, Curatorial Practice, San Francisco, CA, March, 2009
Curatorial Talk, K2 Contemporary Art Center, Izmir, Turkey, April, 2009
Guest Lecture, Stanford University, Video 1 class, Stanford, CA, Nov. 2008
Guest Lecture, CCA, Video 1 class, Oakland, CA Sept. 2008
Guest Lecture, CCA, 4 AD class, Oakland, CA, Nov, 2007
Guest Lecture, UC Berkeley, Drawing I, Berkeley, CA, Nov 2007
Guest Lecture, UC Berkeley, Guest Lecture, Painting II, Berkeley, CA Dec 2006
Guest Lecture, UC Berkley, Art 8,  Berkeley, CA, November, 2006
Gust Lecture, San Francisco Art Institute, New Genres, San Francisco, CA Oct, 2006
Panel Discussion, moderated by Kenneth Baker,  Arts Benicia, Benicia CA, August 2006
Artist Talk, Berkeley Art Museum, Flaming Sword of Truth, Berkeley, CA,  May 2006
Artist Talk,  The Lab,  The Man Box and Beyond,  San Francisco, CA,  April, 2006
Lecture, Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, (LKV) Trondheim, Norway, July 2005
Artist Talk, Kala Art Institute, You Are Here, Berkeley, CA Feb, 2005

community

Curatorial Committee, Winterfest Art Auction for the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 2007-2009
President, Board of Directors, Out of Site, the center for art and architecture, San Francisco, CA 2004-2008
Curatorial Chair, Winterfest Art Auction for the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 2002-2006