Curriculum Vitae

Professor of Art History at Otis College of Art and Design

Author and publisher of the websites, Art History Unstuffed: The website is included in the ACI Scholarly Blog Index

Writer for Artscene Magazine

Contributing Writer for Heathwood Press, 2012-2016

President of the Art Historians of Southern California, 2009 – 2011

Editor-in-Chief of Shockwrite. The Hyrbid Journal of the Arts

Finalist, Andy Warhol Foundation, Creative Capital, Artwriting Grant Program, Spring, 2007

Lecturer in Education Department, Orange County Museum of Art, 2006 to present

Selected Teaching Experience

California State University, Long Beach

University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Claremont Graduate University

Loyola Marymount University

California Institute of Technology

California Polytechnic University, Pomona

Otis College of Art and Design

Education

Ph. D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Dissertation: The Archaeology of “Le Cubisme
Spring Quarter, 1993

M. A., Art History, California State University, Long Beach
Master’s Thesis: The Aesthetic Theories of Emmanuel Kant and Early Cubist Criticism, 1983

B. A., Fine Arts, California State University, Los Angeles, 1980

Fields of Concentration: Scholarship and Teaching

Late Contemporary Art: European

History of Twentieth Century Art

History of Nineteenth Century Art

History of Photography

Film Theory

Critical Theory

Art Criticism

Contemporary Multicultural Art

Museum Studies in the Modern and Contemporary Periods

Art of California

Selected Professional Affiliations

College Art Association

Art Historians of Southern California
Board Member and past President, Art Historians of Southern California, 2005-to 2011

Southeastern College Art Conference

FATE: Foundations in Art: Theory and Education

Selected Publications:

Books:

The Writing of Cubism: The Construction of a Discourse 1910-1914  AHS Publishing (December 2012)

New Artwriting. Creating a Culture of Cyber Criticism AHS Publishing  (December 2013)

Falling Through Postmodernism, Volume One: Blindness AHS Publishing (March 2015)

Available in Printed and Kindle versions on Jeanne S. M. Willette’s Amazon page.

iBooks:

Art History Unstuffed: The Podcasts (June 2012)

On Academia.edu

“Breaking the Begats: An Anti-Theological Approach to Alfred Barr”

“The Return of the Prodigal Painting: Rethinking Courbet’s Jean Journet

“What Counts: Producing Knowledge in a Digital Age”

Reprinted:

Theodore Adorno and The Culture Industry
Reprinted August 15, 2012, Heathwood Press 

Walter Benjamin’s Origin of German Tragic Drama
Reprinted November 30, 2012, Heathwood Press 

Michel Foucault, Part Two. The Archaeology of Knowledge, 1969
Reprinted March 24, 2014, Heathwood Press

Post-Colonial Theory: The Subaltern
Reprinted Heathwood Press, January 7, 2014

Post-Colonial Theory: Edward Said (1935-2003)

Reprinted Heathwood Press, November 21, 2013

Post-Colonial Theory: Frantz Fanon
Reprinted Heathwood Press, October 12, 2013

Post-Colonial Theory: The Historical Context
Reprinted Heathwood Press, August 31, 2013

Postmodernism and the Past
Reprinted by Heathwood Press, May 25, 2013

Periodicals: 

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 1) “Aftermath: The Last Summer”
Heathwood Press, June 28, 2014

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 2) “Introduction: The First Avant-Garde
Heathwood Press, July 28, 2014

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 3) “Introduction: The Second Avant-Garde
Heathwood Press, September 2, 2014

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 4) “Introduction: The Third Avant-Garde
Heathwood Press, October 3, 2014

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 5) “Baudelaire and the Modernité of Impressionism” November, 2014
Heathwood Press, December 2, 2014

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 6) “The Avant-Garde Business of Impressionism”
Heathwood Press, December 24, 2014

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 7) “Back to the Future”
Heathwood Press, January 30, 2015

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 8) “The Salons–Avant and Arrière
Heathwood Press, March 23, 2015

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 9) “Peasants, the Avant-Garde and the French Connection”
Heathwood Press, June 2, 2015

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 10) “How the British Invented the French Avant-Garde
Heathwood Press, August 3, 2015

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 11) “Losing Post-Impressionism and Finding Fauvism
Heathwood Press, September 7, 2015

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 12)
“The Fine Art of Secession: Picasso and Braque,” Heathwood Press, October 8, 2015

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 13)
“The Fine Art of Secession: Marcel Duchamp,” Heathwood Press, November 23, 2015

History of the Avant-Garde (Part 14)
Heathwood Press“German Dealers of Avant-Garde Art,”
January 7, 2016

Artscene

Forthcoming
Review of show at Launch Gallery
June 2018

“Extracorporeal (Beyond the Body)”
Artscene
March 2018

“Alexis Smith: Private Lives and Public Affairs”
Artscene
January 2018

“Gilbert “Magu” Luján”
Artscene
October 2017

“Alex Weinstein”
Artscene
Leslie Sacks Gallery
May 2017

“Laszlo Moholy-Nagy”
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
February 2017

Joan Takayama-Ogawa; “A Sense of Place”
American Museum of Ceramic Art [AMOCA], Pomona; Scripps College,
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont
January 2017
Visual Art Source

“Richard Baker”
Artscene. October 2016, pages 13-14.

“Bates” at the Buckshot Gallery
Artscene. July/August 2016, pages 16-17

“Joe Goode.”Artscene, May 2016

“The Red that Colored the World”
Artscene. February 2016, pagea 22-23

Tim Hawkinson and Patti Wickman
 Artscene. January 2016, pages 15-16

“Gyre: The Plastic Ocean”
Artscene. November/December 2015, pages 20

“Killer Heels”
Artscene. October 2015, pages 27-28

Fred Tomaselli
Artscene. October 2015, pages 28-29

“Eli Reed”
Artscene. July 2015

“Fred Tomaselli” at the Begovich Gallery of California State University, Fullerton
Artscene. March 2015, pages 10-11.

“Dave Lefner”
Artscene, November 2014

“Shepard Fairey”
Artscene. May 2014, pages 15-16

“Global Voices”
Artscene. March 2014

“Project 48: Andrea Bowers #Sweetjane”
Artscene. February 2014

“Celebrating 70 Years of the Scripps Ceramic Annual”
Artscene. January 2014

“Dataviz”
Artscene. January 2013, pages 19-20

“Adam Berg”
Artscene. June 2013, pages 19-20

“California Pacific Triennial”
Artscene, pages 15-16

“Asian American Portraits of Encounter”
Artscene. September 2013, pages 20-21

“Art for Art’s Sake: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation”
Artscene. November 2013, pages 22-23

Alexis Smith
Artscene. May 2013

John Baldessari
Artscene> May 2012

Martha Alf
Artscene. December 2012 

Best Kept Secret
Artscene. January 2012

Proof
Artscene. March 2012

Mark Leonard
Artscene. June 2011

Art in the Streets
Artscene. July 2011

Martin Ludner
Artscene. October 2011

Jorg Dubin
Artscene. November 2011

Best Kept Secret
Artscene. January 2012

Proof
Artscene. March 2012

Clay’s Tectonic Shift
Artscene. April 2012

“Jane Brucker”
Artscene. February 2011

“William Eggelston”
Artscene. November 2010

“Mayra Barraza”
Artscene. March 2010

“Nature L. A.: Larry Brownstein”
Artscene. January 2010

“WOW: Emergent Media Phenomenon”
Artscene. October 2009

“Walking Dreams: The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites from the Delaware Art Museum”
Artscene. Summer, 2007

“New Museum Rising: The Claremont Museum of Art”
Artscene. June 2007

What to Wear When Falling: A Girl’s Guide to Fashions of Failure, or, How to Lose Success and Gain a Man,” in Garb. An Anthology of Fashion Theory  published Spring, 2007

“The Prodigal Artist”
Artscene. October 2006
Accompanied by an interview with Artscene on the magazine’s website

“Translucent” at The Norton Simon Museum
Artscene. July 2006

“One Ground” Review of Israeli and Palestinian Filmmakers at the University of California, Riverside: California Museum of Photography
ArtUS Magazine. Fall 2003

“Whiteness: A Wayward Construction”
Artscene. April 2003

“The Little White Dress”
Dutch Magazine. January 1999

“Kim Dingle & Cohorts: The Artist, The Writer, The Bad Girls and The Lost Madonna”
Special Issue on Artists’ Collaborations
Artweek. November 1998, page 15

“(Non)Photography as Commentary: The Camera (Obscura) and Post-Philosophical Systems
Artweek. July 1997

“How the Left Coast Stole the Idea of (Post)Modern Art”
Artweek (Vol. 28, No. 5) 15 – 16, May 1997

“Stitching Lives: Fabric in the Art of Betye Saar”
Fiberarts (March/April 1997) pages 44 – 48

“Baling the South: Construction and Critique in the Art of Linda Kroff”
Essay for Catalog for the winners of the 1993 Photography Fellowships
Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts
Spring, 1994. Reprinted in Aperture

“State of the Arts, Part II: The Museums of Southern California—The Final Frontier.  The Big Two: MOCA and Newport”
Visions Art Quarterly (Spring, 1994) pages 41 – 43.

“Bad Boys/Good Boys: Sandow Birk and the Killing of Los Angeles”
Visions Art Quarterly (Vol. 6, No. 2. Fall, 1992) pages 47 – 49

“…There is No Title…,” lead essay written as the Guest Editor of the Art and Feminism in the 90’s Issue
Artvu Magazine (Vol. 5, No. 2. Fall, 1991) pages 4 – 7.

“Between Choice and Context: Curating in a Post-Modern Age” with Mark Leech, curator of the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
Crits: Discourses on the Visual Arts (Spring, 1991) pages 2-15
Reprinted in The Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society (Volume 22, Number 4. Winter, 1993) pages 310 –320

Art Exhibition Catalogs

“Hair and There, Now and Then”
Castillo. Entangled, Selected Retrospective
Art Space on Main, Department of Art, School of the Arts
California State University, Stanislaus. September 2016

“River as Memory” 

Essay for Nicola Lamb for exhibition Layered Cadences
“Work by Abrams, Buck Vosburgh, Lamb & Mooslin” for Yavapai College, Prescott Campus
September 25 – October 23, 2015

“Reflecting Impressionism: The Light and Color of Elena Bond”
Essay for Elena Bond. New Impressionism
MAC Fine Art Corp (Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2015)

The Theaters of Roland Reiss” in Roland Reiss Personal Politics: Sculpture from the 1970s and 1980s
Exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of Art, September 18, 2011-January 8, 2012

A Brief History of Contemporary Art “From America”
The Museum of Contemporary Art. Minsk, Belarus
June 13 to July 10, 2006, Curated by Mela M.

“A Journey through The Flat World: The Virtual Architecture of Mela M.”
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Minsk, Belarus, Summer 2006

“The Im/Position of the Margin”
Catalog essay for Out of Context Exhibition of Vietnamese artists at the Huntington Beach Art Center, Summer, 2005

“Hall of Mirrors” Catalog essay for The Photographs by James Higginson: POV
Budapest, Hungary, April 2005 (Los Angeles: Design 3G Press, 2005)

“Art as Blog: The Politics of Community Art”
Exhibition Catalogue for “Eye-Speak: Art from the African-American and Latino Communities of Los Angeles”
Glendale and Southwest Community Colleges, Fall, 2001, published as CD/DVD Catalogue, Winter, 2005

“A Brave Place: The Edge of Roland Reiss”
Catalog essay for an exhibition at the Huntington Beach Art Museum, March 3 – April 13, 2001
Huntington Beach, California

“Following Bravo: The Tradition of Manuel Alvarez Bravo in Mexican Photography”
Catalog Essay Manuel Alvarez Bravo and His Followers
Cerritos College Art Gallery, Winter, 1999< Cerritos, California

“Candy-Sucking Art, Finger-Licking Good: The Wit and Wisdom of Martha Benzing,  A Post/Post-Modern Project: A Tasteful Commentary on the State of Art at the Millennium–Art Sucks, Art Bites, Art Chews”
Catalog Essay, Exhibition of the works of Martha Benzing at the Carin Golden Gallery, New York, New York, Fall, 1997

“It Just So Happens That These Artists Are Women”
Catalog Essay for the Alumni Exhibition, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, January 1996

“Floating Existences: ALienation in LA”
Catalog Essay: Faculty Exhibition at the Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Westchester, California
Fall and Winter, 1996

“Lode Star: The Light Art of Sally Weber”
Catalog essay for the Exhibition Sally Weber-Im Licht, Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum der Stadt Hagen, Hagen, Germany, 30. April bis 18. Juni 1995

“Black is Black”
Art Exhibition Catalog for the Exhibition In The Black. Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California
December 2, 1994 – February 26, 1995

 “Spun from Sugar, Composed of Confections, Confined to Quarters: The Fate of the Girls of the West and How They Broke Free to Run Wild and Wreak Havoc, Generally”
Catalog Essay for the Art Exhibition Catalog Recent Paintings by Kim Dingle. Jason Rubell Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida, October – November 1993

“Some Thoughts About Marking”
Essay/Poem for the Exhibition Jacqueline Caples, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, March – April 1993

“You Have to Know the Story to Read the Picture”
Essay and Artist Entries for In the Looking Glass: Contemporary Narrative Painting
July 6 – September 15, 1991, The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina

“A Summer of Light and Dark: A Journey of Two. Xie Tien Cheng and James Higginson. The Season of Tiananmen Square”
Catalog Essay for a Collaborative Exhibition The China Paintings: Paintings of Xie Tien Cheng and James Higginson Guilin, China, Summer, 1989
Pacific Asia Museum, August-September, 1992
(Catalogue Published by the Museum but Suppressed by the Chinese government, which threatened to kill Xie Tien Cheng if a catalog mentioning “Tiananmen Square” was distributed)

“In Whose Voices Do We Speak?”
Catalog Essay for Energy: Interaction of Contrasts: An Exhibition of Multicultural Art (catalog sold out) L. A. Artcore Annex, 652 Mateo Street, Los Angeles, California
Funded by the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, May 1-31, 1992 (reprinted in Fall Issue, 1992 of Visions Art Quarterly, inaugurating the Topic Column)

 “Installation as Object”
Catalog Essay for Discarded Histories/Reclaimed Voices. Artist in Residence Exhibition Program
Exhibition of the Art of Linda Kroff, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, North Carolina< September 1991 

Select Scholarly Papers presented

“Critiquing the Canon”
FOUNDATIONS: RETOOLING + RECONTEXTUALIZING
FATE’s 2018 Southeast Regional Conference
Columbus State University, Department of Art
Columbus, Georgia
April 6-7, 2018

“Breaking the Begats”
Art and Teleology Panel: Southeastern College Art Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
October 23, 2015

“The Field of Content Production” Presented at the College Art Association in New York City
for the Session “The Work of Art Criticism in the Age of Ezines and Blogging.” February 2013
Chair of the session for the Art Historians of Southern California: “Shockwrite:  Changing the Game.” Presentation: “Return to Change” College Art Association, New York City, Saturday, February 12, 2011

“Clifford Geertz and Art History”
College Art Association Panel “Representing Material Culture around the World”, Dallas, Texas, February 20-23, 2008

“A Few Last Minute Details: A Tribute to Naomi Schor”
College Art Association, Art Historians of Southern California Panel on Feminism, New York, New York, February 2007

“The Terrible Nearness of Distant Places: Theory Matters”
Presented at the 2004 Meeting of the Art Historians of Southern California, Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California, November 6, 2004

“The Medusa Effect: Not/Looking at Postmodern Photography”
C/C Berlin Gallery, Berlin, Germany, October 16, 2003

“The Illusion of Illusionism: The Photographic Untruths of Günther Förg”
Presented at the 1993 Meeting of the Art Historians of Southern California
J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, October 30, 1993

“Painting as Différend: The Landscapes of Anselm Kiefer and the Event of History”

Presented at the conference: The Landscape as Idea: Art, Architecture, and Urbanism
Cosponsored by the College of Architecture of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, October 26, 1991

“The De/Re/Un/Non-Definition of Cubism” Presented in the Session: Cubism: The New Questions, College Art Association, New York City, New York
February 17, 1990

Select Museum Presentations

Forthcoming

“The Fate of Modern Art”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
University of California, Irvine
June, 2018

Series of Lectures on Art and Design
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, Winter, Spring 2015-2016

“Mural Artists and Politics of the 1930s”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
University of California, Irvine
December 2017

Series of Lectures on Art and Design
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, Winter, Spring 2016-2017

“The Bauhaus Between the Wars”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
University of California, Irvine
June 2017

“Nazi and Degenerate Art”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
University of California, Irvine
December 2017

“Art and Activism”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
University of California, Irvine
June, 2016

Series of Lectures on The Historic Avant-Gardes
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, Winter, Spring 2014-2015

Series of Lectures on The History of Photography
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, Winter, Spring 2013-2014

Series of Lectures on Current Museum Exhibitions
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, Winter, Spring 2012-2013

Series of Lectures on The Decades, The Eighties, the Nineties, The Aughts
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, Winter, and Spring 2011–2012

Series of Lectures on The Decades: The Fifties, the Sixties, the Seventies
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, Winter, and Spring 2010 – 2011

Series of Lectures on A Brief History of Painting, Sculpture, and Installation
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, Winter, and Spring 2009 – 2010

“Pop Artists of Southern California”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
University of California, Irvine
March, 2009

Series of Lectures on The Forgotten Stories of Art
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, Winter, and Spring, 2008 – 2009

“Artists at Mid-Century: A Contrast between Europe and America”
A Series of Six Lectures
Orange County Museum of Art
Spring, 2009

“American Identity in the Early Twentieth Century”
A Series of Six Lectures
Orange County Museum of Art
Winter, 2009

“Art History’s Hidden Corners”
A Series of Six Lectures
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, 2008

“Censorship and the Visual Arts”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
University of California, Irvine
September 2008

“The Fate of Feminism”
Lecture to the Docents, Education Department
Orange County Museum of Art
May 29, 2008

“Visual Culture of Los Angeles”
A Series of Six Lectures
Orange County Museum of Art
Spring 2008

“Women in Photography”
A Series of Six Lectures
Orange County Museum of Art
Winter 2008

“Visual Culture of California”
A Series of Six Lectures
Orange County Museum of Art
Spring 2008

“Art of the Baby Boomers”
A Series of Six Lectures
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, 2007

Series of Lectures on The Forgotten Thirties
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall, Winter, and Spring, 2008 – 2009

Series of Lectures on Romanticism and Revivals
Orange County Museum of Art
Fall 2006

Series of Lectures on Impressionists, Their Friends, and Their Enemies
Orange County Museum of Art
Winter, 2006

Series of Lectures on Expressionism, Old, New, and Neo
Orange County Museum of Art
Spring, 2007

Lectures for Various Institutions

“Murals of the 1930s”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of California, Irvine
December 15, 2017

“The Bauhaus After Hitler”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of California, Irvine
June 15, 2016

“Degenerate Art and Nazi Art”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of California, Irvine
September 30, 2016

“Toulouse-Lautrec: A Life in Posters”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of California, Irvine
December 2009

“Kiki Smith and Fairy Tales”
UNIFEM/USA
Southern California Chapter
June 3, 2007

“Concepts of Modern Art” Series
Torrance Center of Art, Torrance California
Summer, 2006 and 2007

“Coupling and Un-Coupling: Leon and Nancy, Carl and Ana”
Contemporary Collectors for the Orange County Museum of Art
Newport Beach, California
May 7, 2007

“Degas and Cassatt: Spaces and Places”
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of California, Irvine
December  2006

“Women and Art: Beyond the Stereotype” Lecture For the Docent Council
San Diego Museum of Art, May 5, 2006

“O’Keeffe and Stieglitz: A Modern Partnership” Lecture
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of California, Irvine
December 15, 2005

“Thirty Years Later: The ‘American War’” Lecture in conjunction with the Out of Context Exhibition at the Huntington Beach Art Center
June 11, 2005

“Everything You Wanted to Know About Contemporary Art But Were Afraid to Ask”
Lecture at the Palm Springs Library
May 20, 2005

“Art After 911—A Public Response” Lecture
Presentation to The Art Crowd
Newport Beach, California, February 23, 2002

And at The Art and Healing Conference
Claremont, California
April 2002

“Diversity and Decorum: Multiculturalism and the Postmodern Experience” Lecture
AICAD Symposium on Studio and Liberal Arts
Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, Florida
November 3 – 6, 2001

“Neo-Victorians: Fin-de-Siècle All Over Again” Lecture
U.C.L.A./Armand Hammer Museum for the Secret Victorians Exhibition
October 2, 1999

“Contemporary Art at the J. Paul Getty Museum: Robert Irwin, Alexis Smith, Edward Ruscha, and Andy Goldsworthy”
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Visual Arts
Los Angeles, California
Saturday, July 17, 1999, Summer Quarter, 1999

“Out from the Shadow: The Life of Lee Krasner”
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Visual Arts, Los Angeles, California
Saturday, April 10, 1999, Spring Quarter, 1999

“Riding with Death: Jean-Michel Basquait”
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Visual Arts, Los Angeles, California
January 9, 1999, Winter Quarter, 1999

“Atget and Brassaï: Photography and Nostalgia in Paris Between the Wars”
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Visual Arts, Los Angeles, California
June 6, 1998, Spring Quarter, 1998

“Cindy Sherman: Un-Portraits of a Non-Self”
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Visual Arts, Los Angeles, California
January 10, 1998, Winter Quarter 1998

“Skinning Kiki Smith: Postmodern Art and the Body”
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Visual Arts, Los Angeles, California
February 3, 1997, Winter Quarter 1997

“Constant Changes: The Male/able Female Body”
UCLA at the Hammer Museum
Lecture in conjunction with the exhibition, Sexual Politics
May 5, 1996

“The Coloring of Porgy and Bess: The Effaced Narration of Alexis Smith” Lecture
Art Department, Whittier College, Whittier, California
April 25, 1996

“Seeing Through a Dark Adapted Eye: Representing the Black Male” Lecture
UCLA at the Hammer Museum For the exhibition, Black Male. Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art, Los Angeles, California
April 22, 1995

“Representing the Other: A History of Power in the Visual Arts” Lecture at UCLA at the Hammer Museum For the Black Male. Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art Exhibition
Los Angeles, California, March 13, 1995

“Excavating Rothko”
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California
March 14, 1995

“Helen Frankenthaler: Legacy and Legend” Lecture
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California
October 15, 1994

“Being Cartesian/Minding the Body of Art: The Fable of Thelma and Louise: An En-Gendered Morality Tale” Lecture
Guest Lecture for the Art and Art History Department, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
March 11, 1993

“The Inscription of the Profane in the Definition of the Sacred” Lecturer for Art Talk Art Series
Foundation for Art Resources
The Municipal Art Gallery Theater, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, California
December 17, 1991

“An American in China: The Summer of 1989—An Artist’s Journey” Lecture
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
February 22, 1991

“The Matrix of Abstract Expressionism” Lecture at at the St. John’s Museum of Art
Wilmington, North Carolina
Fall Lecture Series: The Development of Abstraction in America
November 16, 1990

“Art and the Eye of the Beholder” Lecture for the Censorship in the South panel
Southeastern College Art Association Conference, Atlanta College of Art
Oct. 25, 1990

Selected Panels:

An Interview with Los Angeles artist Sandow Birk on the American Qur’an: Koplin Del Rio Gallery Los Angeles, California September-October, 2014, available on Vimeo

“Familiar Grounds: Celebrating Roland Reiss and Imagining the Art of Tomorrow”
September 10-12, 2010, a series of panel discussions, including

“Running off the Edge,” with Roland Reiss, Christopher Miles, David Wells, John Gordon and myself, available on Vimeo
Claremont Graduate University: Tribute to Roland Reiss 

 “New Trends in MFA Education”

Art Historians of Southern California
Panel on Professionalism and the Undergraduate Artist”
Mount Saint Mary’s College, Los Angeles, California
Spring 2006

“Out of Context” Exhibition: discussion among artists, writers and curators about art from the Vietnamese Community
Huntington Beach Art Center, July 17, 2005

“Learning Outcomes” Panel Presentation for the FATE Conference at California State University at Northridge
Fall, 2004

 “Theory and the Fine Arts”
Panel Discussion at Otis College of Art and Design
Spring, 2004

“Dancing with Theory, II” 
Sponsored by Support Graduates of Graduate Art
Boritzer/Gray/Hammon Gallery, Los Angeles, California
November 18, 1994

“Dancing with Theory” Sponsored by Support Graduates of Graduate Art
Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California
November 13, 1993

“Literary Analogy and Its Critique”
Southeast Regional Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Conference on “Writing and the Architect”
College of Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
November 2-4, 1991

 “Art and Censorship”

Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte, N. C.
May 10, 1990

“Design for Use; Conversations About Machine-Produced and Handcrafted Products”
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, N. C.
September 15, 1990

Web Publications 

Art History Unstuffed
Heathwood Press
Academia.edu

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