EDUCATION
1999–00 Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, New York, NY 
1999 MFA cum laude, Sculpture, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
1995 BFA cum laude, Fine Arts: Sculpture, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
1995 BA cum laude, Psychology, Eugene Lang College, New School for Social Research, New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES & PARTICIPATORY PROJECTS
​2017 (upcoming) Havruta: In That Case, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA (curated by Anastasia James) (catalog)
2017 Common Goods, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (curated by Dina Deitsch)
2016 Source Materiel, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM (curated by Erin Elder and Angie Rizzo) (catalog)
2015 The Fort, Signal Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden (curated by Elena Tzotzi)
2014 Set Dressing, Arts Club of Chicago, IL (curated by Janine Mileaf) (catalog)
2013 Rudiments of Fife & Drum, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (curated by Richard Klein) (catalog, vinyl record)
2013 Living History, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011 The Cries of San Francisco, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA (curated by Courtney Fink) (catalog)
2011 Piece Work & Sheep to Shawl, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, CO (curated by Nora Burnett Abrams)
2009–11 SMITHS, Downtown Oakland, CA
2010 Pitcher Collection, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010 Needle Work, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO (curated by Lauren Adams) (catalog)
2010 Fancy Work, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (curated by Frank Smigiel)
2010 ARTS & SKILLS Service, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art/ San Francisco War Memorial, San Francisco, CA (curated by Frank Smigiel)
2008 The Donkey, The Jackass, and The Mule, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN (curated by Rebecca Uchill)
2007 Banner Valance, Schmidt Center Gallery Public Space, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
2007 Notion Nanny, University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, CA (curated by Elizabeth Thomas)
2006 Hobby Horse, Artpace, San Antonio, TX (curated by Tom Eccles)
2005 Notion Nanny, Studio Voltaire, London, England (curated by B+B, Sarah Carrington & Sophie Hope)
2005 Victory Hall, Bellwether, New York, NY
2005 The Muster, Public Art Fund, Governors Island, New York Harbor, NY (curated by Tom Eccles) (catalog)
2005 Public Address, Foxy Production, New York, NY (curated by Lauren Cornell)
2005 Armory, The Armory Show: International Fair of New Art, Bellwether, New York, NY
2002 Stilleven, evenStill, Bellwether, Brooklyn, NY

TWO- TO FOUR-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 (upcoming) Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times, Di Rosa, Napa, CA (curated by Amy Owen)
2016 The Stand-ins: Maurizio Anzeri, Kota Ezawa, Chris McCaw, and Allison Smith, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 Allison Smith, Marie Lindgren, and [Krig], Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle, Sweden (curated by Anna Livion-Ingvarsson)
2007 Poe & Twain Projects: Simon Leung, Allison Smith, and Amy Yoes, Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY (curated by Jennifer McGregor) (catalog)
2001 Sharon Core, Simone Dilaura, and Allison Smith, Bellwether, Brooklyn, NY
1997 Fearful Symmetry: Katherine Dimma and Allison Smith, Clementine, New York

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 L'Atelier Buffile: 70 Ans de Céramique à Aix, Pavillon de Vendôme, Aix-en-Provence, France
2017 Common Exchange, Cambridge Arts Council, Cambridge, MA (curated by Dina Deitsch)
2017 State of the World, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO (curated by Raechell Smith)
2017 Third Space, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL (curated by Wassan Al-Khuhairi)
2017 Artadia Booth, Untitled Art Fair, San Francisco, CA 
2015 The Collectors, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015 Here We LTTR (LTTR Archive), Tensta Konsthall, Tensta, Sweden (curated by Maria Lind)
2015 Alien She (LTTR Archive), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (curated by Astria Suparak and Ceci Moss)
2015 The Way We Live Now: Modernist Ideologies at Work, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (curated by James Voorhies) (catalog)
2015 What Is To Come Has Already Arrived, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y LeÓn, LeÓn, Spain; Koldo Mixtelena Kulturunea, San Sebastián, Spain (organized by Peter Coffin) (catalog)
2014 Grow Your Own: Micronations, Concept Nations, and Independent Sovereign States from Around the World, part of What Is To Come Has Already Arrived, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain (organized by Peter Coffin) (catalog)
2014 MoMA Studio: Breathe with Me, Education and Research Center, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2013 Labour and Wait, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA (curated by Julie Joyce) (catalog)
2013 Social Fabric, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Anuradha Vikram)
2012 We the People, Francis Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (curated by Ian Berry and Rachel Seligman)
2012 International Orange, For-Site Foundation, Fort Point, San Francisco, CA (catalog)
2011 The Air We Breathe, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA (curated by Apsara DiQuinzio) (catalog)
2011 Bay Area Now 6, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (curated by Betti-Sue Hertz and Thien Lam) 
2011 Embodying, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA (curated by Stuart Horodner)
2010 Huckleberry Finn, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA (curated by Jens Hoffmann) (catalog)
2010 Open Score Variations, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (curated by Daniel Mason)
2008–10 The Old, Weird America: Folk Themes in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX; deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln, MA; Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA (curated by Toby Kamps) (catalog)
2008 Democracy in America, Creative Time, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY (curated by Nato Thompson) (catalog)
2008 Gestures of Resistance: Craft, Performance, and the Politics of Slowness, Gray Matters Gallery, College Art Association, Dallas, TX (curated by Judith Leemann and Shannon Stratton)
2008 On Procession, Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN (curated by Rebecca Uchill) (catalog)
2008 Inner and Outer Space, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA (curated by Dara Meyers-Kingsley)
2007 ÉTATS (faites-le vous-même)/ GROW YOUR OWN, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (organized by Peter Coffin)
2006 Art in America, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, South Korea (catalog)
2006 Ahistoric Occasion: Artists Making History, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA (curated by Nato Thompson) (catalog)
2006 The “F” Word, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA (curated by Elizabeth Thomas)
2006 Was Wäre Wenn #4: Hands-On History, JET, Berlin, Germany (curated by Vera Tollmann) (catalog)
2006 Interstate: The American Road Trip, High Desert Test Sites, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
2005 You are Here, Ballroom Marfa, TX (curated by Fairfax Dorn)
2005 Greater New York, P.S.1/Museum of Modern Art, Long Island City, NY (curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Alanna Heiss, Glenn Lowry, Robert Nickas, Amy Smith-Stewart, and Ann Temkin) (catalog)
2005 Log Cabin, Artists Space, New York, NY (curated by Jeffrey Uslip)
2005 We Could Have Invited Everyone, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY (organized by Peter Coffin)
2004 Explosion LTTR, Art in General, New York, NY (curated by Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy)
2003 Formed to Function? John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (curated by Dominique Nahas and Michael Rush) 

HONORS & AWARDS
2015 National Endowment for the Arts Project Grant, Washington, DC
2010 United States Artists Fellowship, New York, NY
2010 Creative Work Fund Visual Arts Grant, San Francisco, CA
2009 Alternative Exposure Grant, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2009 Artadia Award, San Francisco, CA
2008 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award, New York, NY
2007 New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship, New York, NY
2005 Arts Council England Grant, London, UK
2005 Jerwood Charitable Foundation Grant, London, UK
2001 Lower East Side Printshop Special Editions Fellowship, New York, NY
1999 Susan H. Whedon Award, Yale University School of the Arts, New Haven, CT
1999 Leopold Schepp Foundation Fellowship, New York, NY
1995 David S. Woods Award for Humanitarianism, Eugene Lang College, New School for Social Research, New York, NY

NOTABLE ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2015 IASPIS, Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Josep Lluis Sert Practitioner in the Arts, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2013–14 Museum of Modern Art, Artists Experiment Initiative, New York, NY
2013 Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2012 Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2012 Artadia Artist-in-Residence, International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2010 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
2009 Henry L. & Natalie E. Freund Visiting Artist, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2006 Artpace International Artist Residency, San Antonio, TX
2005 Grizedale Arts, Cumbria, UK 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017 Risa Puleo, "A Fanfare of Flags: Unwoven, Repurposed, Quilted, and Performed." hyperallergic.com, March 17, 2017.
​2017 Socrates Sculpture Park: Thirty Years, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York, 2017.
2016 Jennifer Levin, “Trenchant Insight: Source Materiel.” Santa Fe New Mexican, April 3, 2017.
2016 Jackie Jadrnak, “‘Trench art’ was an expression of love and life amid the violence of The Great War.” Albuquerque Journal, February 19, 2016.
2016 James Voorhies, "The Way We Live Now: Modernist Ideologies at Work." What Ever Happened to New Institutionalism?, Camrbidge and Berlin: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University and Sternberg Press, 2016.
2016 Elizabeth Thomas, “Acting Out.” Allison Smith: The Cries of San Francisco. San Francisco: Southern Exposure, 2016.
2016 Gwen Allen, “Craft, Commerce, & Communication in Allison Smith’s The Cries of San Francisco.” Allison Smith: The Cries of San Francisco. San Francisco: Southern Exposure, 2016.
2015 Sarah Urist Green, “The Muster—Allison Smith.” The Art Assignment, PBS.org, May 7, 2015.
2015 Kerri-Lynn Reeves, “Heart of the Matter.” Craft Journal 7, no. 2, Winter 2015.
2015 Milroth, “The Ideological Surface-Crack.” Sydsvenskan. Malmo, Sweden, 2015.
2015 Juan Antonio Álvarez Reyes, “Reactivate Utopias." What Is To Come Has Already Arrived. Donostia/ San Sebastián: Gipuzkoako Foru Aldundia, 2015.
2015 Amada Cruz, Hare & Hound Press + Artpace: the Art of Collaboration. San Antonio: Linda Pace Foundation, 2015.
2015 Ann Landi, “Telling Stories in Three Dimensions: Installation Art Today.” ARTnews.com, January 20, 2015.
2015 Trent Morse, “Allison Smith: Material Girl.” ARTnews.com, January 17, 2015.
2014 Mark Pohlad, “Allison Smith: Arts Club of Chicago.” Newcity Art, December 12, 2014.
2014 Micol Hebron, “Social Fabric.” Journal of Modern Craft 6, no.3, 2014.
2014 Richard Klein, Allison Smith: Rudiments of Fife & Drum. Ridgefield, CT: Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 2014. 
2014 Elissa Auther, “A Brief History of Quilts in Contemporary Art.” Unconventional and Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000. New York: Abrams, 2014.
2014 Nicole Archer, “Hand in Glove: Allison Smith’s ‘Set Dressing’ and the Erotics of Historic Inconsistency.” Allison Smith: Set Dressing. Chicago: Arts Club of Chicago, 2014.
2014 Nicole Archer, “Security Blankets: Uniforms, Hoods, and the Textures of Terror,” Women and Performance, December 6, 2014. 
2014 Keri-Lynn Reeves and Jenny Western, “The Heart of the Matter.” Cahiers métiers d'art / Craft Journal [Montreal, Canada] 7, no. 2, 2014.
2013 Rebecca Uchill, “Processing Transactions, Forming Intent: Coproduction and Exchange in the Work of Allison Smith,” FutureAnterior 10, no. 1, Summer 2013. 
2013 Scarlet Cheng, “‘Labour and Wait’ Displays the Melding of Art and Craft.” Los Angeles Times, August 31, 2013.
2013 Brooke Hodge, “Where Arts and Crafts are One.” New York Times Magazine, New York, NY, July 1, 2013. 
2013 Jacquelyn Gleisner, “New Kids on the Block: All Who Muster with Allison Smith,” art:21, June 10, 2013. 
2013 Martha Schwendener, “Fifes and Drums as Performance Art,” New York Times, New York, NY, June 7, 2013. 
2013 Barbara Pollack, “The Civil War in Art, Then and Now,” ARTnews, May 15, 2013. 
2012 Mel Y. Chen, “Masked States and the ‘Screen’ Between Security and Disability,” Women’s Studies Quarterly 40, no. 1 & 2 Spring/Summer 2012. 
2011 Matt Sussman, “Pre-Occupied,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, San Francisco, CA, December 20, 2011. 
2011 Frances DeVuono, “Allison Smith: MCA Denver,” Art in America, August 27, 2011. 
2011 Nirmala Nataraj, “‘The Cries of San Francisco’: Marketplace as Art,” San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, June 2, 2011. 
2011 Gerard Brown, “Reenactment and Relic: The Civil War in Contemporary Art.” Remixing the Civil War: Meditations on the Civil War Sesquicentennial. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011. 
2011 Pablo Helguera, Education for Socially Engaged Art. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2011.
2011 Rebecca Schneider, Performing Remains: Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reenactment. London: Routledge, 2011. 
2010 Jennifer Geigel Mikulay, “Acts of Association: Allison Smith’s Craft as Civic Practice,” Journal of Modern Craft 2, no. 2 (2010). 
2008 Geir Heraldseth, “Interview with Allison Smith,” Acne Paper 7, Paris, France, Autumn 2008. 
2008 Julia Bryan-Wilson, “The Politics of Craft,” Modern Painters, February 2008. 
2008 Tavia Nyong’o, “Period Rush: Affective Transfers in Recent Queer Art and Performance,” Theater History Studies 28, 2008. 
2007 Timothy Marvel Hull, “Entrenched with Allison Smith,” Swingset 8 (2007). 
2007 Aimee Walleston, “Allison Smith’s Semantic Battleground,” Tokion 2, no. 1 (2007). 
2007 L.D. Beghtol, “Fight Club: Allison Smith’s Project Inspires Protest,” Village Voice, New York, NY, March 30, 2007. 
2006 Adrian Plant, “Allison Smith: Notion Nanny,” a-n, May 2006. 
2005 James Trainor, “The Muster,” frieze, September 2005. 
2005 Nick Stillman, “Allison Smith,” Flash Art, July/September, 2005. 
2005 Alison Benjamin, “Allison Smith: Q &A,” The Guardian, London, England, August 24, 2005. 
2005 Barbara Pollack, “Allison Smith, Victory Hall,” Time Out New York, New York, NY, June 16-22, 2005. 
2005 Randy Kennedy, “Desert Island Fantasy,” New York Times, New York, NY, May 16, 2005. 
2005 Christopher Pacetta, “Ten-hut! New York Artists Invoke Civil War Imagery to Draw Attention to Their Favorite Causes,” New York Daily News, New York, NY, May 14, 2005. 
2005 Martha Schwendener, “Muster & Commander,” Time Out New York, New York, NY, May 12-18, 2005. 
2005 Ariella Budick, “Enlisting in the Army of Art,” New York Newsday, New York, NY, May 12, 2005. 
2005 Carol Vogel, “War & Pieces by Artists,” New York Times, New York, NY, May 6, 2005. 
2002 Roberta Smith, “Allison Smith, Ellen Altfest,” New York Times, New York, NY, October 4, 2002.

PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR
2017 (forthcoming) Smith, Allison. Allison Smith: Source Materiel: Trench Art as Material and Metaphor in the 21st Century. Santa Fe: Center for Contemporary Arts, 2017.
2016 Smith, Allison. “Installation” and “Prop.” In Terms of Performance. Berkeley: Arts Research Center, University of California and Philadelphia: Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, 2016.
2016 Smith, Allison. “To Market! To Market!” Allison Smith: The Cries of San Francisco. San Francisco: Southern Exposure, 2016.
2014 Smith, Allison. “Quilts are Quilts.” Unconventional and Unexpected: American Quilts Below the Radar 1950-2000. New York: Abrams, 2014.
2014 Smith, Allison (as told to Jason Foumberg). “500 Words” column, Artforum.com, 24 November 2014.
2013 Smith, Allison. “Expanded Battle Fields: Craft as a Different Sort of Reenactment.” Collaboration Through Craft. London: Bloomsbury, 2013. 
2011 Smith, Allison. (artist pages) The Air We Breathe: Artists and Poets Reflect on Marriage Equality. San Francisco: SFMOMA, 2011.
2011 Smith, Allison. (artist pages) 41 Artists, 5 Cities, Artadia 08/09. New York: Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue, 2011.
2009 Smith, Allison and Doug Ashford. “Conversation.” MATRIX/Berkeley: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Berkeley: University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2009.
2009 Smith, Allison. (artist pages) MATRIX/Berkeley: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Berkeley: University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2009.
2009 Smith, Allison. “Parasol.” Home for Lost Ideas. London: Archive Books, 2009.
2009 Smith, Allison. “Native Funk and Flash." Journal of Modern Craft online, London, July 8 & 18, 2009.
2008 Smith, Allison. (artist pages) A Guide to Democracy in America. New York: Creative Time, 2008.
2007 Smith, Allison. “Ruskin Lace Today.” Knitknit [New York] 7 (2007): 2-3.
2007 Smith, Allison. “Call to Arms” and “A Tour Through the Encampment.” Allison Smith: The Muster: What Are You Fighting For? New York: Public Art Fund, 2007: 46-82. 
2006 Smith, Allison. “Public Address.” Was Wäre Wenn #4: Hands-On History. Berlin: JET, 2006.
2006 Carrington, Sarah and Allison Smith. “Notion Nanny: Tinker, Tailor, Merchant and Maker.” Knitknit [New York] 6 (2006): 20-21.
2006 Smith, Allison. “Address.” Now Again the Past: Rewind Replay Resound. Tonawanda, NY: Carnegie Art Center, 2006: 20-23.
2006 Smith, Allison. “The Muster: Address.” Who Cares. New York: Creative Time, 2006.
2006 Smith, Allison. “Every Thing.” Frozen Tears [London] 3, 2006: 773-778.
2006 Smith, Allison. “Public Address.” Ahistoric Occasion: On the Uses of History. North Adams, MA: MASS MoCA, 2006.
2005 Smith, Allison. “The Muster” Broadside. New York: Public Art Fund, 2005.
2005 Wolf, Matt, and Allison Smith. “Reenacting Stonewall, Jackson that is.” Journal of Aesthetics & Protest [Los Angeles] 1.4 (2005): 222-33.
2005 Wolf, Matt, and Allison Smith. “Reenacting Stonewall, Jackson that is.” queerkit.org
2004 Smith, Allison. “Notes on Trench Art.” LTTR [New York] 3, 2004.
2004 Smith, Allison and Daphne Fitzpatrick. “Conversation.” (and artist multiple) North Drive Press [New York] 1 (2004). 
2004 Smith, Allison. “Notes on Trench Art, or The Promiscuity of Meaning that Characterizes a Heretofore Invisible Class of Objects.” Frozen Tears [London] 2 (2004): 578-584.
2002 Smith, Allison. (artist multiple) LTTR [New York] 1, 2002.
2001 Gober, Robert, Daphne Fitzpatrick and Allison Smith. “Bob Gober Talks with Daphne Fitzpatrick and Allison Smith.” Interview June 2001: 88+.
1999 Smith, Allison. (artist pages) New Observations #122: Of Hermes and History, 1999. 
1996 Smith, Allison. (artist pages) X-X-X Fruit #3: Diaries, June 1996.
1995 Smith, Allison. (artist statement) Re/Defining Lesbians: Power/Transition. College Art Association, Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, San Antonio, TX, 1995.

MONOGRAPHS
2016 Allison Smith: The Cries of San Francisco. Southern Exposure, San Francisco, California
2014 Allison Smith: Set Dressing. Arts Club of Chicago, Illinois
2014 Allison Smith: Rudiments of Fife & Drum. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut (45 rpm vinyl record)
2010 Allison Smith: Needle Work. Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
2007 Allison Smith: The Muster. Public Art Fund, New York, New York

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
2015 Artist Talk: Source Materiel, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2014 Co-organizer, Presenter, The Curative Object Symposium, Contemporary Art Forum series, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2015 Artist Talk: Source Materiel, Signal Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
2015 Artist Talk, Gallery Walkthrough, Here we LTTR, Tensta Konsthall, Tensta, Sweden
2015 Artist Talk, Decad, Berlin, Germany
2015 Artist Talk, Panelist, Art from Research Panel, ARTspace, College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, NY
2014 Artist Talk, Gallery Walkthrough, Artists on Art Series, Photography and the American Civil War exhibition, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2014 Artist Talk: Set Dressing, Arts Club of Chicago, IL
2014 Artist Talk, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2013 Artist Talk, Craft and Folk Art Museum/California State University, Department of Art, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Artist Talk: Trench Art, Subjective Histories of Sculpture Series, SculptureCenter, Vera List Center for Art & Politics, New York, NY
2012 Discussant (in conversation with Jennifer DeVere Brody), Precarious Performance Talk, History of Art Department/Theater Dance and Performance Studies Department, University of California, Berkeley, CA
2012 Presenter, Moderator, ReMODEL: Sculpture Education Now Symposium, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2012 Artist Talk, Panelist, Material Culture as Cultural Material Panel (moderated by Glenn Adamson), New Approaches to Presenting American Art Symposium, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2011 Artist Talk, Panelist, Expanding Craft/Expanding Objects Panel, Situated: Time-based Art and Neighborhood Ecologies Symposium (organized by Shannon Jackson), University of California, Berkeley, CA
2011 Presenter, Moderator, Craft Forward Symposium, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2010 Artist Talk, Small Talk series, Huckleberry Finn Exhibition (curated by Jens Hoffmann), CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
2010 Artist Talk, Gallery Walkthrough, American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life Exhibition, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
2010 Artist Talk, Panelist, YES Symposium: The Persistence of Optimism (organized by Ian Berry), Tang Teaching Museum and ArtGallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2010 Artist Talk, Panelist, Unruly Work: Queer Art and Activism Panel (moderated by Julian Carter), California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2008 Roundtable Discussant, Post-Studio Lessons: Teaching Art in the 21st Century Think Tank (organized by Pablo Helguera), Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2008 Artist Talk, Panelist, Crafting Protest Panel (moderated by Julia Bryan-Wilson), Vera List Center for Art & Politics, New York, NY
2007 Artist Talk (in conversation with Nato Thompson), Initial Public Offerings (I.P.O.) Series, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2007 Artist Talk, Panelist, Exploring the Rise of Reenactment as a Form of Public Memory Panel (moderated by Carrie Lambert-Beatty), Ahistoric Occasion: The Uses of History in Contemporary Art Symposium (organized by Nato Thompson), Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and The Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute, North Adams and Williamstown, MA
2006 Artist Talk, Artists Speak: Conversations on Contemporary Art with Glenn D. Lowry Series, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2005 Roundtable Discussant, Who Cares: Beauty & Its Discontents Think Tank (moderated by Doug Ashford), Creative Time, New York, NY
2005 Artist Talk, Spencer Museum of Art and University of Kansas, Art Department, Lawrence, KS
2005 Artist Talk (in conversation with Jeffrey Uslip), Initial Public Offerings (I.P.O.) Series, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2005 Artist Talk, Panelist, Log Cabin Symposium (moderated by Jeffrey Uslip), Vera List Center for Art and Politics and Artists Space, New York, NY

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES & CRITIQUES
2017 Lecture and Graduate Workshop, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Interdisciplinary MFA Program, Hartford, CT
2016 Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, Kansas City Art Institute, Fiber Department, Kansas City, MO
2016 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2016 Lecture and Graduate Workshop, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2015 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
2014 Graduate Critiques, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
2013 Lecture and Critiques, The Critique Program, San Francisco, CA
2013 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, University of California, Davis, MFA Program, CA
2013 Lecture and Undergraduate and Graduate Critiques, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Art Practice, CA
2012 Lecture, Sonoma State University, Department of Art and Art History, Rohnert Park, CA
2012 Lecture, Temple Contemporary, Tyler School of Art, Foundations Program, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Lecture, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, PA
2011 Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Fiber and Material Studies Department, Chicago, IL
2011 Lecture, Mills College, MFA Program, Oakland, CA
2010 Lecture and Critiques, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2009 Lecture and Critiques, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2009 Lecture and Critiques, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, PA
2009 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Massachusetts College of Art, MFA Program, Boston, MA
2009 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Rhode Island School of Design, Glass Department, Providence, RI
2009 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, University of California, Berkeley, MFA Program, CA
2009 Lecture and Critiques, Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University, MFA Program, St. Louis, MO
2008 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, MFA Art Department, Minneapolis, MN
2008 Lecture and Critiques, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, PA
2008 Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, School of Visual Arts, Fine Arts Department, New York, NY
2008 California College of the Arts, MFA Social Practice Program, San Francisco, CA
2008 Lecture and Critiques, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN
2007 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, School of Visual Arts, MFA Program, New York, NY
2007 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, MFA Program, New Brunswick, NJ
2007 Lecture and Critiques, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA 
2007 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Sculpture Department, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2007 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Roski School of Fine Arts, University of Southern California, MFA Program, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Keynote Lecture and Graduate Critiques, College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, MFA Program, Philadelphia, PA
2006 Lecture, Florida International University, Miami, FL
2006 Lecture, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
2006 Lecture, Maryland Institute College of Art, Fiber Department and Sculptural Studies, Baltimore, MD
2006 Lecture, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, Performance Studies Department, New York, NY
2006 Lecture and Critiques, Maine College of Art, MFA Program, Portland, ME
2006 Undergraduate Critiques, School of Art, Yale University, Sculpture Department, New Haven, CT
2006 Graduate Critiques, Parsons School of Design, Fine Arts Department, New York, NY
2006 Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, Rhode Island School of Design, Textiles Department, Providence, RI
2005 Lecture, Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
2005 Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, England, UK
2005 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, New York University Steinhardt School, Studio Art Department, New York, NY
2005 Graduate Thesis Committee, School of the Arts, Columbia University, Visual Arts Division, New York, NY
2005 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Rhode Island School of Design, Glass Department, Providence, RI
2005 Lecture, Undergraduate and Graduate Critiques, Rhode Island School of Design, Textiles Department, Providence, RI
2005 Undergraduate Critiques, School of Art, Yale University, Sculpture Department, New Haven, CT
2004 Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, Barnard College, Fine Arts Department, New York, NY
2004 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Rhode Island School of Design, Printmaking Department, Providence, RI
2002 Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, New York University Steinhardt School, Studio Art Department, New York, NY
2002 Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Rhode Island School of Design, Glass Department, Providence, RI
2001 Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, Rhode Island School of Design, Glass Department, Providence, RI
2000 Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Sculpture Department, Washington, DC
2000 Andrew Mellon Visiting Artist Lecturer, Pratt Institute, Visual Arts Program, Brooklyn, NY

COLLECTIONS
Arario Gallery, Cheonan, South Korea
Art, Design and Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Birmingham Art Museum, Birmingham, AL
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Clifford Chance, New York, NY
Fine Arts Museums, San Francisco, CA
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Frances Young Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, TX
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO 
Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Queens Museum, Queens, NY
Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, RI
Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Vera List Center, New School, New York, NY
West Collection, Oaks, PA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

(Works held in private collections worldwide)

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
2010– Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
2000–07 Bellwether, New York, NY

 
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