Selected Exhibitions/Projects

Stand Up and Holler: Mike Houston and Martin Mazorra The artists created a three-dimensional modern day “tent city” laden with images of the dispossessed. The exhibition was presented with Sacred and Sordid: Rembrandt’s Beggar Etchings.


Judith Schaechter: A Relentless Pursuit of Perfection One of the most revered innovators of non-traditional stain glass.

Alberto Gaitan: Remembrancer Three robotic painting machines that take their cues from a selection of terms collected via various internet news feeds.

Devorah Sperber: A Strange Case of Déjà vu Ten-year survey withcatalog.


Reclaiming Landscape: Works from the Allen G. Thomas Collection Co-curated with Dennis Weller; sixteen international artists with accompanyingcatalog.


Downhome and Outback: Regional Music Archives and Performances and In Life I Was Silent, In Death I Do Sing Exhibition and on-going series celebrates the musical arts and culture of the Appalachian region.

Allan Wexler: Drawing Architecture Site specific new work using one hundred framed doors whose openings were reconfigured daily according to the artist’s renderings. Materials were eventually donated to Habitat for Humanity.


The Barnstormers: Motion Barn Commissioned multimedia site-specific work featuring six films projected on a large barn structure.


Edward Burtynsky: The China Series Exhibition and national tour of this internationally renown artist.


Charles Morrow: Sound Space Special presentation of ambisonic sound cube using computerized recording and playback modes featuring 13 artists from the US and abroad.

The HOME House Project: the Future of Affordable Housing Multi-year national collaborative initiative using the museum as a tool for addressing pressing social issues. Using basic Habitat for Humanity house plans, over 440 individuals and teams from the US and 16 countries offered new strategies for environmentally, sustainable and affordable homes using today’s and tomorrow’s technologies. The project toured ten cities nationally, included a building phase with the first two homes built in Cincinnati, and spawned a generation of other projects that followed. The book with the same title is currently being distributed by MIT Press.


The Barnstormers International 30-member group painting and residency project/multi-media installation. Exhibition included a painted tractor-trailer, two 40 ft billboard paintings, complete tobacco barn, time lapse films, and a film in progress that documented the painting of the barn over the span of two months.


Al Souza: Inverse Warp Field Large-scale survey of the Texas-based artist’s paintings and works on paper.


Dialogue: Laurie Anderson and Tony Oursler Two separate three-dimensional video presentations by these two internationally acclaimed artists.

David Byrne: What Is It? Large survey of this acclaimed artist’s work including a special projected Powerpoint presentation with music, lenticular Corporate Tombstone works, and a site-specific wall drawing created with the artist’s daughter.

Yoko Ono: En/Trance U.S. premiere of large scale architectural installation.


Lesley Dill’s Tongues on Fire: Visions and Ecstasy 16-month artist residency, community a cappella performance by the Spiritual Choir of Emmanuel Baptist Church, exhibition, four full-size outdoors billboards, catalogue, tour.


Terry Adkins: Greater Deeps Based on the life and times of John Brown (exhibition and live performance with musicians and actors from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

Theater of Excess: An Installation by David Mach Massive installation with over 50 tons of newspapers, an air-worthy airplane, jet-ski and other objects. Collaborated with Cincinnati Enquirer newspaper company and several other community entities in realizing the show.

Henry Gwiazda’s buzzingreynold’sdreamland Sound installation based on artist’s impressions of Coney Island.

Innuendo Non Troppo: Gregory Barsamian Mechanical sculptures that create three-dimensional animation, catalogue, traveled nationally to five venues nationally.

The Human Hammer Meets the Two Headed Woman: Sideshow Banners from the Great Midway

Roy Lichtenstein:  Man Hit By the 21st Century Exhibition focusing on the artistic process, featuring over 75 sketches/drawings, 8 large mock-ups, and four large scale finished pieces. Catalogue, traveled nationally.

Richard Artschwager :Crates and A Chair Is Just A Chair:  The Furniture of Donald Judd


Project Exhibit an exhibition that investigated issues of curatorial practice. Featured more than thirty artists including:  Marsden Hartley, Charles White, H.C. Westerman, Barbara Ess, the Gerlovins, Jim Shaw, and Shari Urquhart.

Project Director, Rejoining the Spiritual: The Land in Contemporary Latin American Art, curated by Inverna Lockpez and Suzanne Garrigues, which featured on-site installations by Maria Magdalena Compos-Pons, Regina Vater, Catalina Parra, Ismael Frigerio, Josely Carvalho, Rimer Cardillo, and the work of Ana Meindeita.

Kustom Kulture: Von Dutch, Ed Big Daddy Roth, Robert Williams and Others This exhibition was organized by the Laguna Art Museum.  I contributed to the initial research and augmented the original exhibit for the presentation in Baltimore. Related multi-disciplinary programming included: A History of the Hot Rod lecture by Pat Ganal, senior editor of Hot Rod magazine; a discussion on the effect of the car culture on contemporary art by art historian Dr. Temma Krammer; a pin-stripping demonstration and discussion for area artists.

Beyond Glory: Re-Presenting Terrorism (co-curated with Nina Felshin) and national symposium: The Politics and Imagery of Terrorism featuring Angela Sanbrano, CISPES; Randall Robinson, TransAfrica; and ten other authors, scholars, and artists. This landmark exhibition critically investigated one of the most serious subjects confronting the world in the twentieth century. Cover story, The New Arts Examiner, March, 1992. The book Violent Persuasions: The Politics and Imagery of Terrorism was published by Bay Press, Seattle, WA.