*Keynote Conversation, Where the Future Came From Symposium, November 1-2, 2018, Columbia College Chicago, November 1-2, 2018. In conversation with Lynne Warren, Adjunct Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Organized and curated by Meg Duguid, Director of Exhibitions for Columbia College Chicago’s Department of Exhibitions, Performance, and Student Spaces (DEPS).
*Juror, The Velocity Fund (Round 1) Temple Contemporary - Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA. Summer 2018. The Velocity Fund directly supports artists to organize ew ollaborative projects throughout the city of Philadelphia by awarding grants up to $5000.
*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