SOON | NOW
*The Artist as Culture Producer: Sharon Louden in conversation with Alison Wong, Faina Lerman, Graem Whyte and Courtney Fink. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 5:30 - 9:00 pm. Eastern Michigan University, School of Art and Design.
*The #MeToo Age: Power & Gender Equity in the Art World at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. A town hall forum conversation with Hrag Vartanian, Yasmeen Siddiqui, Alpesh Kantilal Patel, PhD, Zoe Charlton, Tim Doud and Courtney Fink. Moderated by Sharon Louden.
*The Feminist Art Project (TFAP) Roundtable: Curatorial and Artistic Strategies around Activism, Representation, and Collective Space at the College Art Association (CAA) Conference, @ MOCA, Saturday, February 24, 2018.
*Common Field 2017 Convening, Los Angeles, CA. November 2-5, 2017
*Essay for The Women's Center for Creative Work's new publication, A Feminist Organization’s Handbook. Released November 2017.
*Live Sustain Creative: panel discussion and community conversations, Harvester Arts, Wichita, KS. November 17 - 19, 2017.
*2017 Public Art Preconference Americans for the Arts: Expanding the Ecosystem. Discussion: “The Contradictions between Placemaking and Public Art." San Francisco, CA. June 15, 2017
*Conversation and Book Signing at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) as part of the The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life book tour.
*An essay I authored has been published as part of 'The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life' a new book edited by Sharon Louden.
*Rethinking Residencies: Publics and Counterpublics, a Panel Discussion with Courtney Fink, Jonah Groeneboer, and Sarah Workneh at Triangle, Brooklyn, December 8, 2016, 7-9PM.
*A recent piece published in the SF Chronicle about my move from the Bay Area to Los Angeles.
*Common Field 2016 Convening, Miami
*Exploring Public Art Practices symposium presented by the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, Oakland, September 10, 2016
*Creative Capital 2016 Artist Retreat
*The Contemporary 2016 Artist Retreat
*Research Resident at Machine Project, Los Angeles, February - April 2016
*Publication of a Book about Cries of San Francisco, a project by Allison Smith I curated at Southern Exposure
*Insights: Distinguished Lecture Series, Artists at the Center, February 24, 2016
*Juror, University of New Mexico Art Museum, What is There That We Cannot See?, January - May 2016