Art writer, curator, poet
Oakland, California, United States
Born in New York in 1948. Director of New Langton Arts, San Francisco until 1992; chief curator of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts until 2004; Director and Curator of Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis until 2012; chief curator of the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, until 2018. Author of four books of poetry, most recently, A Quiet in Front of the Best Western, 2015. Taught in graduate program in curatorial practice at California College of the Arts, 2004-2015.