DAVID J BROWN is an accomplished arts and culture administrator, curator, and organizational consultant, functioning as an active partner, collaborator, producer, and director. His activities in the field includes positions as Chief Curator and the HOME House Project Director, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art; Curator, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Director of Exhibitions, Maryland Institute, College of Art; and Deputy Director of Art, Taubman Museum. He served on the board for the Washington Project for the Arts and has worked on a contract basis for many museums and galleries. He has organized well over one hundred and fifty large-scale exhibitions and community-based projects and has worked with notables such as Yoko Ono, Roy Lichtenstein, David Byrne, Lesley Dill, and many others.

Recently he lead the effort to forge a new art learning laboratory by commissioning a team of nationally-recognized artists, architects, educators, and media technicians that included Allan and Ellen Wexler, Gary Panter, Joshua White, and Jeremy Kolosine. Brown also formulated Big Ideas, Bright Minds, a three-part series focusing on creativity across disciplines featuring D.J. Spooky, aka Paul Miller; Steve Badanes and John Connolly, and Anna Deavere Smith.

Brown is a published writer and has presented numerous public lectures at universities and conferences. His book, The HOME House Project: the future of affordable housing is currently available through M.I.T Press.