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CURRICULUM VITAE
           
                

EDUCATION

B.A. Interdisciplinary:  Art History and Arts Management, Mary Baldwin College, 1987

Independent study in museum procedure, 1986, Bayly Art Museum, UVA.

Additional Fields of Study:  Art and Design, Bennett College, Millbrook, NY, 1969-70

Contemporary Sculpture and Traditional Craft, Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 1971

ART CRITICISM/ REVIEWS & ESSAYS

Regular contributor, Baltimore City Paper, 2005-present - articles

Arts writer, C-Ville magazine, Charlottesville, Virginia

Weekly Arts Writer/Critic, Style Weekly Magazine (Richmond, VA) 1998-2002

Regular arts column contributor, Virginian Pilot (Norfolk, VA) 2000-2002; Easton Star Democrat 2004-05

Art Papers (Atlanta GA) May 1998 – present

Sculpture Magazine, June-July 2006 Breon Gilleran at Montpelier

Ceramics: Art and Perception (Australia) 2002 Issue #47, The Protoplastic Glazes of Steven Glass (featured on CAP’s website)

Numerous catalog essays for museums, galleries and artists

CURATORIAL AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Owner/Director, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, 2010 - 

Film Producer/Director/Writer – PURIFICATION: RIVER BAPTISM AND THE LIVING RIVER

Independent Curator/Curatorial Consultant - January 1998 to present. Contracts and Projects include:

Carla Massoni Gallery, Kent County Arts Council, ArtsBridge Foundation, GRACE, Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Arts Council of Richmond, University of Richmond/Jepson School of Leadership Studies, Longwood College, Adkins Arboretum forest installation: AMARANTHOLOGY.

Curator, OpenHouse, Provocative installation of contemporary art in an historic Kent County house. 2005

Guest Curator, IMPRINT: ARTISTS FROM A NEW TOWN, Inaugural exhibition GRACE, Reston, VA 2005

Curatorial Consultant, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, HISTORIC MAPLES PROJECT, Richmond, VA

Guest Curator, Ellipse Art Center, FOLD HERE: 3-D Paper, Arlington, VA, 2002

Guest Curator, Artisans Center of VA, TRAMP ART: Picking up After the Industrial Age, Waynesboro

Guest Curator, RED, WHITE & BLUE: Romance, Reaction and Assimilation Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, 1999, Longwood College, Farmville, VA

Curatorial Consultant, Refugee Art Project, 1998, Virginia Office of Newcomer Services, Richmond, VA

Director of Exhibitions, McLean Project for the Arts, June 2002 – May 2004

Curator, Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA, 1998 - 2001

Curator, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA 1988 - 1997

Assistant Director, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA, August 1984 - September 1987

Research Interpreter for historic gardens, Monticello, Charlottesville, VA, May-Aug, 82, ’83, 84

Founder and later Chair, Committee for the Preservation of the Anderson Johnson Faith Mission

LECTURES, PANELS & OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Juror – WPA/Washington Sculptors Group show, AQUIFER, with JW Mahoney. 2008.

Member Martin Luther King Community Committee, 2005-6, Chestertown, MD.

Panel Member, 2003, Virginia Association of Museums, on vetting art for exhibit.

Panel Chair, 1997, Southeast College Art Conference, VCU, PURSUING BEAUTY

Panel Chair, 1996, Virginia Association of Museums, SAVING THE FAITH MISSION

Advisory Committee, Tidewater Community College Art Department, 1996 - present

Committee Member, 1995, Governor's Virginia-Israel Partnership

Committee Member, 1994-95 Third Congressional District High School Art Steering Committee

Panelist - 1994 Virginia Association of Museums, Global Village Conference

Lecturer, WHERE EXHIBITIONS COME FROM, Tidewater Community College, 1993, and ODU, 1992

Lecturer and Panel Moderator- Frostburg University, MD, 1992, Acts of Grace

Panelist - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Curator's Roundtable on collaboration

Committee Member - Virginia Museum Selection Panel for traveling workshops, 1994

Member - Hampton Roads Coalition of Arts Educators

Lecturer - Faculty Exhibition Critique, College of William & Mary, Muscarelle Museum of Fine Art

Juror - For numerous community, university, faculty and art festival exhibitions

GRANTS

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities grant: Repository of Missing Places, 2015-16

Maryland State Arts Council grant: PURIFICATION: THE RIVER AND THE RIVER BAPTISM TRADITION, 2006

ArtsBridge Foundation, Grant to write local art reviews for the Easton Star Democrat

Virginia Commission for the Arts - written with Susanne Arnold, Project grant, ReFORMations, 1999

Rouse Bottom Foundation - Project grant, ACTS OF GRACE, 1992

Hampton Arts Commission - Project grant, SEEING THE ELEPHANT, 1993

Lila Wallace/Readers Digest ALTERNATEROOTS CAPP - Artist Residency with Africobra artist, James Phillips,
for Enterprise Academy for At-Risk Students, 1994

Hampton Arts Commission - Project Grant, EX VOTO: Art As Invocation, 1995

Housing & Urban Development - Community Development Block Grant of $30,000 to initiate preservation of the
Anderson Johnson Faith Mission, a local folk art environment in Newport News, VA, 1995

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & COMMUNITY AFFILLIATIONS PAST & PRESENT

Member, ArtTable National Committee

Member, 17th Street Farmer’s Market, Chair - Art Advisory Committee

Art Advisory Panel, Bank Lobby Exhibitions, Arts Council of Richmond, VA

Board Member, North End/Huntington Heights Historic Assoc., Chair, Neighborhood Planning Committee

Task Force Member, Newport News District 1 community task force for urban revitalization

Founder and Chair, Committee for the Preservation of the Anderson Johnson Faith Mission