Teaching

Lecturer, Graduate Public Practice, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Teach graduate Public Realm Seminar (LIBS654) on theory and philosophy of public practice including critical race and gender issues, media theory, and art history topics.
“Theory perspectives on working in public, topics in art criticism, interdisciplinary topics regarding art/anthropology, civic policy, urbanism, etc. These are a changing set of topics determined by interest and relevance to their critical repertoire.”

Lecturer, Department of Art & Art History, San José State University, San José, CA
Taught undergraduate seminar The Artist in Culture (Art 002) on artists’ contemporary roles in society and critical discourse.
“Introduces art beginners to roles that artists play in contemporary culture. Critical readings and problem-solving: principles of form and theory and research applied to real-world situations frequently confronted by contemporary artists.”

Lecturer, Fine Art Department, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA
Taught undergraduate courses:
Contemporary Art History (Art 105): “This course covers recent art, focusing on the art and visual culture of the last thirty years. Emphasis is on new concepts and techniques by a diverse selection of artists. The visual and social issues raised by contemporary art are considered.”

Modern Art History (Art 103): “This class is a survey of art and visual culture from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.”

European Art History (Art 102): “This class surveys the visual creations of a variety of European cultures from medieval times to the mid-nineteenth century. The interactions of cultures and religions are considered in relation to their art.”

History of Art by Women (Art 106): “This class introduces visual work by women of diverse cultures and identities. A variety of media is covered, from historical to contemporary eras.”

Lecturer, Department of Art Practice, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Taught undergraduate course in Global Perspectives in Contemporary Art (Art 119, Summer 2009) emphasizing critical approaches to contemporary art from an international perspective.
“This course is designed to explore a range of contemporary art movements around the globe, through a closer look at their central ideas, artists, and artworks, as well as the preconditions and broader social context in which the work is being produced. Topics covered will range from the emergence of localized avant-garde movements in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America to the implicit globalism of the international biennial circuit.”