bio

collection management

Over $50 million currently under management

curatorial

Independent Curator since 2000
Reaves Gallery, Owner/Founder: 2007 to present
Starting-Artists, Owner/Founder: 2005 to present

ArtSpan, San Francisco: Consultant 2006–2009
Coalition on Homelessness, Auction Coordinator, San Francisco 2006, 2007

select guest curation

  • “Oh, The Places You’ll Go”, Comunilife, New York: 2012

  • “Make Room”, Spattered Columns, New York: 2010

  • “Between the Lines”, WHEDCo, The Bronx: 2010

  • Michael Mut Gallery, New York: Feb-June 2010

  • High Line Open Studios Preview Gala, New York: 2009

  • ArtSpan’s Annual Art Auction to Benefit Art for City Youth, California Modern Gallery, San Francisco, CA: 2007

  • “Live or Tell” Group Show, SomArts Bay Gallery, San Francisco, CA: 2007

  • “Inspiration” Starting-Artists 2-Year Anniversary Celebration to Benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA: 2007

  • “BREASTS” An ARTful Event to Benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2007

  • “Living Out Loud” Starting-Artists 1-Year Anniversary Celebration to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA: 2006

  • “ArtAuction: A Live and Silent Auction to Benefit the Coalition on Homelessness”, SomArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA: 2006-2007

  • "Revealed", Starting-Artist Celebration to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, StartSoma Gallery, San Francisco, CA: 2005

adjudication

  • Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, Panelist: 2015

  • Still Life, Mobile Photo Awards: 2015

  • Art Has No Borders, Abstract Competition: 2014

  • Shadow Stories, The Art of Mobile Black and White, Mobile Photo Awards: 2014

  • Art-for-Aids Auction Committee, San Francisco, CA: 2008 – 2009

  • ArtSpan Private Preview Gala, SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA: 2008

  • Workspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA: 2008

  • ArtSpan’s Annual Art Auction to Benefit Art for City Youth, California Modern Gallery, San Francisco, CA: 2007

educational programs

  • ART-about-TOWN, guided tour for collectors customized based on clients interests (specific mediums and/or locations)

  • Artists’ Critique

  • Private Salons

lectures

FIT Career Symposium Sponsored by ArtTable, New York, NY: 2012
“Managing Private Art Collections” NYU Graduate Program, New York, NY: 2012

High Line Open Studios, New York, NY: 2009

  • The Educated Collector
  • Open Studios 101
  • Artists’ Marketing Weekend, Rogue Space, New York
  • CCA Career Symposium, San Francisco, CA: 2007
  • Alternative Art Venues

  • How to Approach Galleries (panel)

ArtSpan, San Francisco, CA

  • The Educated Collector: 2007 – 2009
  • Open Studios 101 (panel): 2007
  • The Educated (Open Studios) Collector: 2008

corporate

  • Firehouse 44 (Historic Mansion), Noe Valley, San Francisco, CA

  • Soma Grand Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  • 440 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA

publications

 “SF Open Studios Guide to Collecting”, September 2009

community

  • Art Connects New York: Salon Member 2009 to present, Board of Directors 2010 to 2013

  • ArtTable: 2011 to present

  • ACRIA: volunteer 2009 to present

  • Visual Aid: volunteer 2009 to present

  • Young Audiences of Northern Ca., Board of Directors: 2009

  • The ARC of San Francisco: Art Committee 2007-2009

  • Hayes Valley ACE Committee (Arts+Culture+Environment): 2008-2009

  • ArtSFest, Executive Board: 2006-2008

philanthropy

We encourage art as a vehicle for change by supporting local charities. Past beneficiaries include: