Founder, director, PARTICIPANT INC
MFA Art Practice


BA, Boston College

Professional experience includes

Curatorial advisor, MoMA PS1; curator, Thread Waxing Space; associate curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

Curatorial projects include

“Luther Price: The Years Made Flies,” “Gary Indiana: Gristle Springs,” “Katrina del Mar: Girls, Girls, Girls,” “Vaginal Davis: HAG-small, contemporary, haggard,” “Hunter Reynolds: Survival AIDS,” “Sadie Benning: Transitional Effects,” PARTICIPANT INC; “Dead Flowers,” Vox Populi, Philadelphia and PARTICIPANT INC; “CANDIDATE / BEAUT / TEN WAYS OF DOING TIME,” “Lutz Bacher: MY SECRET LIFE,” “Robert Boyd: Conspiracy Theory” MoMA PS1; “Lovett/Codagnone: Make Anarchy and Disorder Your Trademarks,” “Laura Parnes: County Down,” LA><ART, Los Angeles; “Glen Fogel: With Me…You,” Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston and PARTICIPANT INC; “Tribute to Timothy Carey,” Anthology Film Archives

Publications include

The New Yorker; Artforum; New York Observer; The Exhibitionist; HUGE; Familiar Feelings: On the Boston Group; Afterall. Contributor: Stuart Sherman: Nothing Up My Sleeve; Dirty Looks at MoMa: Mining the Collection, a reader; The Alternative to What? Thread Waxing Space and the 90s. Editor: Taboo! The Art of Stephen Tashjian; Dead Flowers; Blood and Guts in Hollywood, Two Screenplays by Laura Parnes