Maasai Mara National Park, Kenya, 2014 - Photo by Osceola Refetoff


Shana Nys Dambrot is an art critic, curator, and author based in Downtown LA. She is LA Editor for Whitehot Magazine and a contributor to KCET’s Artbound, as well as HuffPost, Vice, Flaunt, Fabrik, Art and Cake, Artillery, Juxtapoz, ALTA Journal of California, Palm Springs Life, and Porter & Sail. She studied Art History at Vassar College, writes loads of essays for  books and exhibition catalogs, curates and juries a few exhibitions each year, is a dedicated Instagram photographer and author of experimental short fiction, and speaks at galleries, schools, and cultural institutions nationally. She sits on the Boards of Art Share-LA and the Venice Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Advisory Council of Building Bridges Art Exchange.


PUBLICATIONS


2017                     Exhibition Essay for Dani Dodge: Personal Territories at MOAH:CEDAR


2017                     Exhibition Essay for Martynas Ivinskas: 10,000 Signatures at Building Bridges Art Exchange


2017                     Very Appropriate at Robert Berman Gallery (HuffPost)


2017                     Sheinina Raj: Vision & Sound, Intercultural | Enlightenproject essay and Artist Muse artist talk video


2017                     Nicholas Hunt at Mugello Gallery, DTLA (HuffPost)


2017                     Ramona Otto at the Fine Arts Building, DTLA (HuffPost)


2017                     Must Everything Go? Maybe the last Santa Monica Auctions (HuffPost)


2017                     California Space & Light: The Ojai Invitational 2017, catalog essay


2017                     Fallen Fruit: The Endless Orchard, project essay for HuffPost


2017                     California Locos: Freedom Rock, introductory essay for the book SOMOS LOCOS


2017                     Exhibition text for Adam Ross: Until the end of the world, at Chimento Contemporary


2017                     Produce Haus inaugural exhibition WALLS: A Quest for Immersive Space


2017                     Exhibition essay for Susan Amorde: In My Case, at Gallery 825, for HuffPost


2017                     Sharon Kagan: Microcosmic, an essay on her unique process and Pico Union Center residency (HuffPost)


2017                     An essay on the new photography series After the Audition by Michael Grecco for HuffPost


2016                     NO THOUGHTS MAGAZINE: Sarah Elise Abramson, December 2016


2016                     Essay on the mixed media serial drawings of Randi Matushevitz for the HuffPost


2016                      Essay on avant-garde taxidermist Catherine Coan for the HuffPost


2016                      Catalog Essay, Chie Hitotsuyama at Lancaster Museum of Art and History


2016                      Essay for conceptualist painter, Make Em All Mexican's Linda Vallejo for HuffPost


2016                      Exhibition Essay for Pop Japan and Kuma Puff Residency at Building Bridges Art Exchange


2016                      The Big 80s Are Back at the Santa Monica Auctions, for HuffPost


2016--                   Contributing writer, ART AND CAKE

                               Joe Ray at Diane Rosenstein Gallery, July 2017

                               Betye Saar: Keeping it Clean at Craft and Folk Art Museum, June 2017

                               Sarah Ann Weber at Club Pro Los Angeles, June 2017

                               Hydrogenesis at HILDE, June 2017

                               Christiane Feser at Von Lintel Gallery, May 2017

                               Animating the Archives, the Woman's Building at Ave 50 Studios, May 2017

                               Eric Joyner at Corey Helford Gallery, May 2017

                               Manifesto (dir., Julian Rosefeldt, starring Cate Blanchett), May 2017

                               Amino Acids and All The Flowers at ACME., May 2017

                               Judy Rifka at Sinai Temple, April 2017

                               Derrick Adams at CAAM, April 2017

                               Michael Deyermond at Craig Krull Gallery, April 2017

                               Judith Bernstein: Cock in the Box, at the Box, March 2017

                               Andy Moses: 30 Year Survey at Santa Monica College, March 2017

                               Nike Schroeder at Show + Tell, February 2017

                               In the Land of Sunshine at Pasadena Museum of California Art, February 2017

                               Naotaka Hiro at The Box, January 2017

                               Annie Lapin at Honor Fraser, exhibition review, December 2016

                               Chris Natrop at Cooper Design Space, exhibition review, December 2016

                               Doug Edge at C. Nichols Project, exhibition review, November 2016

                               Amy Bennett at Richard Heller Gallery, exhibition review, October 2016


2016                      Essay on sculptor and architectural and public art maven Catherine Widgery for the Huffington Post


2016                      Essay on photographer, sculptor and installation artist Luigia Gio Martelloni for the Huffington Post |

                               Gallery 825


2016                      Alex Couwenberg: Works 2007-2016 Monographic Essay


2016                      Essay on painter and installation artist Diane Nebolon Silver for the Huffington Post | Beyond Baroque


2016                      Essay on painter Bobbie Moline-Kramer for the Huffington Post | Carnegie Art Museum


2016                      Essay on painter Erika Lizée for the Huffington Post | LAX Airport


2016                      Essay on mixed media artist Benjamin Lowder for the Huffington Post | Open Mind Art Space


2016                      Essay on painter Pam Douglas for the Huffington Post | TAG Gallery


2016                      Essay on painter Bibi Davidson for the Huffington Post | Groundspace | Gallery 825


2016                      Exhibition Essay, Sally Bruno at Chimento Contemporary, September 2016


2016                      Essay on painter and filmmaker Malka Nedivi for the Huffington Post


2016                      Catalog Essay Megan Geckler for 2016 COLA Fellowship Grants


2016                      Catalog Essay & Documentary Film: Riccardo Manelli: Notes for the Reconstruction of Beauty via
                               Building Bridges Art Foundation and Gianluca Draghetti (and related Panel Discussion at the LA Art Show)

2016                      Catalog Essay Justin Bower at Lancaster MOAH (and related artist conversation at the museum)


2016                      Catalog Essay Manfred Menz: Art Malpractice at CMay Gallery (Exhibition reviewed by YayLA.)


2016                      Exhibition Essay Marc Fichou: Outside-In at Chimento Contemporary


2016                      Exhibition Essay for Victor Wilde's Was Ist Los? at SomoS Berlin

2016                      Essay for painter and sculptor Robert Reynolds


2016                      Essay for Antonio Pelayo, Disney's last remaining inker


2016                      Statement for Lilli Muller's Mandala Project


2016                      Public Art in the City of West Hollywood for The Huffington Post


2016                      MOCA's gala honoring Ed Ruscha for The Huffington Post
 
2016                      Interview w/ Daniel Miller of Duncan Miller Gallery and Your Daily Photograph for L’Oeil de la photographie.


2016                      Brandon Boyd artist bio


2016                      Catalog Essay Rory Devine at c. nichols project


2016                      Exhibition Essay Roy Thurston at Chimento Contemporary


2016                      Show Essay Dreaming the Real: Eve Wood, Siobhan McClure, and Nathan Huff at South Bay Contemporary


2016                      Exhibition Essay Korean sculptor Yi Kwan Hwon at CMay Gallery

2016                      Catalog Essay: Scripps Annual Ceramics Exhibition

2016                      Catalog Essay KuBO & Tom Herberg: Dreams of Chaos opened at Mt. San Antonio College


2016                      Catalog Essay Abstract Never Is... Curated by VICA at Muzeumm at Photo LA


2016                      Catalog Essay Bonita Helmer (and artist conversation at George Billis Gallery during a related show)


2016                      Exhibition Essay Dwora Fried at Gallery 825


2016                      Essay on painter Scott A. Trimble for Huffington Post

2016                      Exhibition essay for mixed media and installation artist Kim Schoenstadt at Chimento Contemporary

2016                      Profile on artist and fashion designer Victor Wilde of the Bohemian Society for Huffington Post

2016                      Essay on photographer Mark Indig for the Huffington Post

2016                      Exhibition essay for painter Nurit Avesar at the Neutra Institute in Silverlake (and gallery talk)


2016                      Essay for photographer Jane Szabo's Reconstructing Self at MOAH Lancaster

2016                      Book Essay for Christopher Kent Schumaker's My Strangers


2016                      Essay for sculptor Sedi Pak

2016                      Essay for painter Ugo Nonis

2016                      Catalog Essay for photographer Laura London's Relocation at Chimento Contemporary


2016                      Exhibition Essay Janine Brown: Wallflowers at LAAA/Gallery 825


2015                      Catalog Essay: We Must Risk Delight: New Art from Los Angeles, a collateral exhibition of the VENICE

                               BIENNALE curated by Bardo LA


2015--                    Contributing Writer, CREATORS (VICE MEDIA)

                               The 2-Million Image Sydney Morning Herald Photo Archive that lives in Little Rock

                               The 14th Factory's Simon Birch

                               Lake Enchanto (Heidi Duckler Dance X Kim West)

                                Sam Comen & Michael Estrin: The Newest Americans

                                Peter Wu: Rise of the Fly II at Vincent Price Art Museum

                                Laurie Sumiye | 50 States of Art (Hawaii)

                               Enchanted Forest of Light at Descanso Garden

                                The Wackiest Shit at DesignerCon 2016

                                Korin Faught at Corey Helford Gallery

                                Tom Sachs at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts: Space Program: Europa

                                Jill Magid: Revisiting Liverpool

                                FriendsWithYou: Supermoon

                                Nick Brandt: Inherit the Dust

                                Wall Writers: Graffiti in its Innocence, directed by Roger Gastman, narrated by John Waters
                                The Robert F. Kennedy Community School's Mural Festival by Branded Arts

                                Dead Ringers, produced by Timothy Speed Levitch
                                Yves Saint Laurent and Jean Cocteau coloring books

                                Scott Hove's Giant Cake Maze

                                Eleanor Macnair's Classic Photos in Play-Doh

                                Celebrity/Artist Collaborations

                                Gregory Crewdson (French edition, too)

                                Photography by The Walking Dead's Norman Reedus

                                Sean Starwars

                                Artists Who Work with Cardboard

                                Jeff Wall at the Perez Art Museum

                                Bettina Hubby: Thanks for the Mammaries
                                RUN: Man is God at Howard-Griffin Gallery.
                                dabsmyla's Modernica takeover
                                Photographer Christopher Colville

                                Matthew Barney: River of Fundament at MOCA (The Creators Project)
                                Jokes of Nature at Redline Denver

                                Karen Finley at Coagula and Rosson Crow at Honor Fraser (Nov 21, 2015)

                                VisionLA 2015 Climate Change Arts Festival


2015 --                   PORTER & SAIL (Los Angeles Art Venues & Features)


2015                      Exhibition Essay: Richard Shelton at Temporary Space LA


2015                      Catalog Essay: The Godfrey Daniels School of Charm: Claudia Bucher, Maryrose Crook, Georganne Deen

                               and Jacobine van der Meer


2015                      Exhibition Essay: Annie Terrazzo: Kill Your Selfie at Red Pipe (and artist conversation).


2015                      Exhibition Essay: Alfa Castaldi at Duncan Miller Gallery


2015                      Essay for painter and sculptor Susan Melly


2015                      Essay for mixed media artist Joan Wulf


2015                      Essay for photographer Sarah Elise Abramson


2015                      Catalog Essay Eva Armisen at CMay Gallery


2015                      Essay on Mary Iverson for Huffington Post


2015                      Essay for photographer Stacey Moore


2015                      Essay on Stuart Kusher for Huffington Post


2015                      Essay for sculptor Petra Eiko's Tectonics


2015:                     Artist Profile: Osceola Refetoff for COMPASS Magazine, Summer 2015


2015                      Catalog Essay Tanya Ragir: Warrior Series at Gloria Delson Contemporary Art


2015                      Essay for painter Andrew Pasquella
 
2015                      Exhibition Essay for sculptor Pancho Luna's Required Reading at Timothy Yarger Fine Art


2015                      Exhibition Essay for photographer Lori Pond's Menace at Gallery 825

2015                      Essay on painter Kristine Schomaker


2015                      Exhibition Essay for Suzan Woodruff and  Nathan Currier's Looming Atmospheres at Launch LA


2015                      Essay Kaloust Guedel and the Excessivist Initiative at LA Art Core


2015                      Exhibition Essay Within the Cave at Durden and Ray


2015                      Op-Ed on the Newly Opened Broad for Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB)


2015                      Scott Grieger Exhibition Essay at Temporary Space LA


2015                      Essay for Deirdre Sullivan-Beeman at the Gabba Gallery


2015                      Catalog Essay: Brad Howe: Cartography at CMay Gallery, Seoul


2015                      Essay for painter Jeanne Dunn


2015                      Essay for painter Susan Lizotte,


2015                      Essay for mixed media artist Colleen M. Kelly


2015                      Essay for painter and street artist Mikael B.


2015                      Czech in LA: New Art from the Czech Republic at ADC Building Bridges Art Foundation


2015                      Essay for Czech painter Tomáš Spevák


2015                      Catalog Essay Isabella Kelly-Ramirez: All the Missing Pieces at Gallery 825


2015                      Catalog Essay Lori Shocket: The Human Element at the Museum of Tolerance


2015                      Foreword: Karrie Ross: Our Ever Changing World: Through the Eyes of Artists: Couples and Collaborations


2015                      Catalog Essay Blake Little: Preservation at Paul Kopeikin Gallery


2015                      Catalog Essay Carlos Grasso at the Santa Paula Art Museum

2015                      Catalog Essay JT Burke: Paradise Circus at the LA Art Show 2015


2014                      Catalog Essay: Artists of the film MANA at Art 1307, Naples Italy


2014-15                DESERT MAGAZINE Contributor

                               Cristopher Cichocki artist profile

                               Stephen Anderson artist profile


2014-                    Contributor, WEST HOLLYWOOD LIFESTYLE

                               How Karen Bystedt Lost Herself and Her Warhols and Then Found Both Again (September 2016)

                               Red Carpet City: Marquee Art World Events of the Fall Season (September 2015)

                               Pacific Design Center designLAb gallery program (March 2015)

                               The History of Contemporary Art on La Cienega Blvd.


2014                      Catalog Essay LOCOS  Redux: The Lost California Years

2014                      Catalog Essay DAVID LACHAPELLE: LAND SCAPE at Paul Kasmin Gallery, NYC


2014                      Exhibition Essay: Elements: Andy Moses, Ned Evans, and Stephen Robert Johns at LA Art Core


2014                      Essay for photographer Ward Roberts: Maximum Minimalism

2014                      Monograph Essay Speedy Graphito: Made in America (Fabien Castanier Gallery)

2014                      Catalog Essay Margaret Ouchida at Los Angeles Art Association

2014                      Catalog Essay Jason Shawn Alexander: No Good at Exits, at 101/Exhibit, LA

2014                      Catalog Essay Jaime Scholnick and Sandra Low: Cultural Gumbo at Rio Hondo College

2014                      Catalog Essay Sam Erenberg: Geography of the Imagination, College of the Canyons Art Gallery

2014                      Catalog Essay Cindy Jackson: (Not Quite) Salvation at Gallery 825

2014                      Monograph Essay Christopher Kent Schumaker: Un-Finished

2014                      Catalog Essay Christine Weir: Sings of Life at Curve Line Space

2014                      Catalog Essay Pat Gainor: Positano

2014                      Collection Essay, The Passion of Moses Feigin, for the Luba Matusovsky Collection

2014                      Catalog Essay Jane Szabo: Sense of Self at Los Angeles Center for Digital Art

2014                      Exhibition Essay Feminine Mystique at ADC/Building Bridges Art Foundation

2014                      Catalog Essay WATER WORKS at Porch Gallery, Ojai / Loft at Liz's / Museum of Art and History, Lancaster

2014                      Catalog Essay Greg Miller: Buena Vista, at Caldwell Snyder Gallery, SF


2014                      Exhibition Essay: THREAD/BARE 2 at the Brand Library

2014                      Catalog Essay THREAD/BARE: Studio Channel Islands Art Center, January 2014

2013--                    Featured Arts Blogger, HUFFINGTON POST. Full Archive HERE.

2014                      Catalog Essay, Manfred & Laura Menz: NATURAL SECURITY at Baik Art, Bergamot Station, January 2014

2013                      Exhibition Essay, Amy Barkow: Ink on Paper

2013                     Contributing Writer PALM SPRINGS LIFE MAGAZINE

                              Chino Canyon Project | PSFAF Guide February 2017

                              Sant Khalsa Feature Artist Profile, Art & Culture Edition, December 2016

                              The Second Edition of the Joshua Treenial Art Fair (preview feature), December 2016    

                              Painter Eric Nash profile, November 2015

                              Palm Springs Museum of Art's Director Liz Armstrong profile, November 2015

                              Fletcher Benton, February 2015

                              Andrea Zittel Palm Springs Art Museum exhibition preview, December 2014 (Arts+Culture)
                              Ai WeiWei: Zodiac, PSAM exhibition profile, December 2014 (Arts+Culture)
                              J. Willott Gallery profile: The Art of Appeal, January 2015
                              High Desert Test Sites, December 2013
                              Philip K. Smith: Lucid Stead (cover story), December 2013

2013                     Book Essay Mercedes Helnwein: NO WAY HOME, Zero+ Publishing, October 2013

2013                     Book Essay, Brandon Boyd: So the Echo
                              Endophasia Publications, September 2013 INFO HERE

2013                     Catalog Essay, JonMarc Edwards: The Language of Abstraction

2013                     Catalog Essay Suzan Woodruff: Cracks in the Light

2013                     Catalog Essay Stephanie Pryor: New Work, Marine Contemporary, September 2013

2013                     Catalog Essay SOME FINE WOMEN AT VAST Space, Las Vegas, August 2013

2013                     Book Essay, Mark Dean Veca: 20 Years (Zero+ Publishing, August 2013) INFO HERE

2013                     Catalog Essay Jeff Koegel: Slow Chemical Orchestra AT Merry Karnowsky Gallery, May 2013

2013-14               Art Writer, SCENE MAGAZINE (NYC)
                              LIARS: Music Meets West Coast Conceptualism band profile -- April 2014
                              David Lynch Dreams Big (feature interview) -- Summer 2013

2013                     Exhibition Essay Simon McWiiliams: Abstract Armature READ ESSAY

2013                     Exhibition Essay Jennifer Vanderpool: Family Stories, Faina Gallery, Sevastopool, Ukraine

2013                     Catalog Essay Sam Erenberg: AWA, College of the Canyons Art Gallery, Santa Clarita

2013 -                   Contributing Writer, Popcurious.com
                              Paddy Wilkins: Colorform at Curio Gallery, May 2013
                              Fil OK: Electropolis (album review), October 2013

2013                     Foreword Anthony Ausgang: The Pawnee Republican

2013                     Book Essay, Fatemeh Burnes: Imprints of Nature and Human Nature
                              Exhibited at Mt. San Antonio College, May 2013

2013                     Book Essay, Freyda Miller: Here Comes the Bride and Other Nightmares

2013                     Catalog Essay, Lisa Adams: Second Life at CB1 Gallery, April 2013

2013--                  Writer, FLAUNT MAGAZINE
                              Drue Kataoka (September 2015)

                              James Georgopoulos (Summer 2015 cover artist) The Summer Camp Issue

                              Mika Rottenberg profile (cover) The Frankenstein Issue (December 2014)
                              Jill Magid profile (cover) The Frankenstein Issue (December 2014)
                              The Selfie Issue 15th Anniversary Special (Summer 2014) and MICROSITE
                              Ben Jones (January 2014) The Art Issue
                              Francesco Vezzoli (November 2013 cover artist) The Battle Issue
                              The Russian Avant-Garde (September 2013) The Stakes Issue
                              Vincent Szarek artist profile (March 2013)
                              Amie Dicke artist profile (January 2013)
                              Sayre Gomez artist profile (January 2013)

2013                     Essay, Bettina Hubby's Pretty Limber                  

2013                     Contributing Writer, ARTWEEK.la
                              Robert Berman's 35 year Vacation (September 2014)
                              George Mann at Gallery Yoram Gil (January 2014)
                              Shizuko Greenblatt: A Tree Grows in Modernism (ArtShare LA, June 2013)
                              Jordi Alcaraz exhibition review (Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, October 2013)

2013                     Essay, Lekha Singh's Global Society                    

2013-15               Contributing Writer, MONTAGE MAGAZINE/BESPOKE MAGAZINE
                              The 175th Anniversary of the Camera (Fall 2015)

                              Alexander Calder at the Tate Modern (Winter 2015)

                              The Art of Curating: Dan Cameron, Christopher Bedford, Fumio Nanjo, Helen Molesworth (Spring 2015)

                              Vernacular Photography (Winter 2015)

                              The History of Photographic Technology (Winter 2014)
                              Museums & Galleries of Orange County (April 2013)
                              Celebrity Photographers: Bert Stern, Patrick Demarchelier, Martin Schoeller, John Russo (December 2013)
                              Global Fashion Museums (May 2013)
                              John Russo artist Profile (May 2013)

2013                     ArtInfo.com: Palm Springs Art Fair: 10 Outstanding Attractions, February 2013

2012--                  Writer,  ARTBOUND | KCET

                              SLOW TIME: Gardeners and Botanists

                              Desert X: Land Art at the Edge of the City

                              Contemporary Art in the Iranian Diaspora: Focus Iran 2 at CAFAM and Iranian Arts Brief at Arena 1

                              Special Election Editorial: Art Journalism in the Age of Trump

                              Downtown LA's Newest Cultural Institution: The Main Museum

                              The Incredible Story of Mixografia Studio
                              Hauser Wirth Schimmel opens in the DTLA Arts District

                              Inaugural CURRENT:LA Biennial (Water)

                              Interview with John Outterbridge

                              Young Projects Video Art Gallery

                              Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik

                              Bari Kumar

                              Game Girls

                              Blake Little

                              F. Scott Hess (named to the Top 5 Visual Art Stories of 2015)

                              Remembering Ojai gallerist Jolene Lloyd, January 2016

                              Videos: Victor Wilde (2012) | Gary Baseman (2013) | Alison O'Daniel (2013) | Public Art at LAX (2014) 


2012                     Book Essay, Shark Toof (Zero+ Publishing, July 2012) INFO HERE

2012                     Catalog Essay Jin-Ho Song: A Celestial Space
                              Presented by the Korean American Museum at PYO Gallery, November 2012

2012                     Catalog Essay Los Angeles Assemblage Group: PORTRAITS Exhibition, San Pedro, October 2012

2012                     Catalog Essays, Doug Edge at Cirrus Gallery. One book each for the four shows Edge did with Cirrus.
                               1971: The Chatsworth Series. 1972: Fun Addict. 1973: Recent Objects. 1976: Nineteen Seventy-Six

2012                     Contributing Writer ARTVoices
                              Ryan Mcintosh Artist Profile and ACIREMA Exhibition Review at Honor Fraser Gallery, October 2012

2012                     Festival Correspondent, Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival, Official Correspondent

2011--                   Art Editor, VS. Magazine (New York/Amsterdam)
                              Eric White, September 2015

                              February 2014 (BETTER): Alexander Klingspor | Guess Jeans head designer Sharleen Lazear |

                                       What is Better Art? Interviews w/ Cheech Marin, David LaChapelle, Kori Newkirk, Tom Sachs, Ron

                                       English, Kimberly Brooks, and Micol Hebron
                              September 2013 (HASHTAG): Marina Abramovic | Kyle MF Williams
                              February 2013 (PASSIONATE): Jordan Eagles
                              September 2012 (ECCENTRIC): Tobey Maguire | Paul Marciano | Swinda Reichelt
                              February 2012 (INTIMATE): Tasya van Ree | Elizabeth Olsen
                              September 2011 (CINEMATIC): Why Artists Love to Live in LA, But Don't Show Here

2011                    Art Picks Writer + Blogger, LA WEEKLY + GOLA Calendar (print and web), Public Spectacle (web only)
                             Highlights from the World of $100,000 Glass Bongs, August 2016

                             Best of LA 2015: Pretty in Plastic | 3D Retro | NELA Art Night

                             Musical Art-Spaces, LA Weekly Art Season Special Edition, September 2010

2011                    Featured Artist , Debating Through the Arts, 18th Street Legacy Project, Summer 2011:
                             INTERNET-BASED ARTWORK, in which Tweets featuring the words "Free Speech" were live-streamed,

                             uncensored, to a wall projection in the gallery and on-line.

2011                    Book Essay, Mark Whalen/Kill Pixie (Zero+ Publishing, Fall 2011)

2011                     Book Essay, Jason Shawn Alexander (101 Exhibits, Miami)

2011                     Catalog Essay, THE UNSEEN (Torrance Art Museum, Fall 2011)

2011-14              Interviewer/Host, Creative Current Web Series on LA Art Stream / YouTube                        

2011-13              Writer, BLUECANVAS Magazine
                             Museums of the Weird, Summer 2011

                             Wayne White profile, Fall 2011)

                             Art Gone Hollywood, January 2012

                            Jeffrey Vallance, Spring 2012

                            Seonna Hong, Summer 2012

                            James Gurney, Winter 2012
                            Imaginary Forces, Winter 2012

2011                   Catalog Essay, SOLID STRIPES, Launch LA at Merry Karnowsky Gallery, March 2011

2010                   Catalog Essay, Andy Moses, William Turner Gallery, October 2010

2010                   Catalog Essay, Stas Orlovski, Rio Hondo College, October 2010

2010                   Catalog Essay, Seth Kaufman, University of LaVerne, September 2010


2010-2012        Art + Books Editor, LA CANVAS Magazine

2010                   Contributing Writer, California Contemporary Art Magazine
                            Doug Aitken at Regen Projects (exhibition preview), November 2010
                            Max Presneill at Garboushian Gallery (exhibition preview), September 2010

2010                   Contributing Essayist, Baker's Dozen at the Torrance Art Museum, October 2010

2010                   Contributing Writer Juxtapoz Magazine (see also, 1997-2000)
                            Art From the New World at the Bristol Museum, June 2010.

2010                   Catalog Essay, Marine Contemporary Art Salon: First Anniversary

2010-12             Columnist/Blogger, URBAN SCRAWL at the Create:Fixate website.

2010                   Contributing Writer, Dylan Palmer and Colby Bird: Ends and Means, Fullerton Art Museum

2010                   Catalog Essay, Jay Mark Johnson: Venice Spacewalk

2010                   Catalog Essay, Yoskay Yamamoto artist book, LeBasse Projects

2010                   Book Essay, Jim McHugh: Let's Get Lost, Timothy Yarger Gallery

2010                   Catalog Essay, Julia Schwartz, Bleicher/Golightly Gallery (READ Flesh and Bone catalog essay)

2010                   Catalog Essay, Fumiko Amano, COLA Grant Awards 2010

2010                   Co-Author, Van Arno: The Uber-Mannerism of Van Arno

2010--                 Writer FABRIK Magazine

                             Star Montana and Alice Konitz at the Main Museum, July 2017

                             Lesly Vance at David Kordansky Gallery, July 2017

                             Rachel Lachowicz at Shoshana Wayne Gallery, April 2017

                             Breaking News: Turning the Lens on Mass Media at the Getty Center, April 2017

                             Naima Keith and the Future of CAAM (California African American Museum), January 2017

                             Jason Shawn Alexander at 101/Exhibit, January 2017

                             LAX Airport's Public Art Program, November 2016

                             Brad Howe & Suzan Woodruff at George Billis Gallery, November 2016

                             Ini Archibong design feature, July 2016

                             China Adams at Joshua Abarbanel at Porch Gallery Ojai, July 2016

                             JonOne at Fabien Castanier Gallery, July 2016

                             Moira Hahn at Gregorio Escalante (p85), April 2016

                             Stephanie Pryor at OCHI Projects (p87), April 2016

                             Sean Yashar | The Culture Creative (p38), January 2016

                             Aura Rosenberg at Meliksetian Briggs (p92), January 2016

                             Oliver M. Furth | LAXARTXDESIGN, September 2015
                             Robert Reynolds: Forma Mentis, November 2010
                             Edward Cella: Dancing About Architecture, May 2010
                             Rick Robinson artist profile March 2010

2009                    Catalog Essay, Beyond Eden Art Fair, Urban Indie Art in Paradise, October 2009, Barnsdall Art Park

2009                    Catalog Essay, JD Miller: Reflectionism, Artizen Editions, Dallas

2009-2011          Writer at Flavorwire.com (see also, Artkrush, Flavorpill, and the Daily Dose

2009                    Catalog Contributing Essayist, Brendan Monroe

2009                    Writer Sound Downtown program, Santa Ana

2008                    Writer Soho House Magazine: Academy Awards Edition Hollywood Culture Guide

2009                    Catalog Essay and Curatorial Team Michael Dee in Surface Sounding at See Line Gallery, Santa Monica

2008-09              Essay(s), Kwaku Alston's Venice, Volkslivin', Horizon Court

2008-09              THE Magazine, Features Editor
                             JULY 2009: Emerging Artists Feature | Architectonic at JF Chen | Chad Robertson at Western Project
                             JUNE 2009: Rock n Roll issue Feature
                             MAY 2009: Get a Second Life | Mark Dutcher at Steve Turner | 9 Lives at the Hammer | Lucas Reiner Book
                             APRIL 2009: Kim Abeles at Phantom and Torrance Art Museum
                             FEB/MARCH 2009: Walk this Way: DTLA Art Walk | Shut Up and Keep Swimming at JAIL Gallery | Andrea

                                        Bowers and Suzanne Lacy: Your Donations Do Our Work at UC Riverside
                             JAN 2009: Grace Oh: "Humanature II" at Edgar Varela Fine Arts | Michael Deyermond: "50 Books + 5

                                        Bastards" at Equator Books
                             DEC 2008: Hamilton Press Gallery, "Line Drive Portfolio" | Cedd Moses / 213 Downtown | Books: The Nude

                                        Male / Yo! What Happened to Peace? / Ed Templeton: Deformer / Naomi Harris: America Swings
                             NOV 2008:  You Never Go Back: When Political Art Matters, Feature Story
                             OCT 2008: Robert Reynolds at Bert Green Fine Art
                             SEPT 2008:  The Whether Underground, Feature | Jerome Witkin at Jack Rutberg Fine Art


2008                    Catalog Essay, Katina Zinner: "Flowing Abstracts" at DCA Fine Art, Santa Monica

2008                    Catalog Essay, Bari Kumar: "Acceptance of Denial" at BosePacia Gallery, New York

2008                    Catalog Essay, David Trulli "All Lines Are Busy" at Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica

2008                    Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, Interview for Film Issue, The Believer, March 2008

2007                    Catalog Essay, Milo Martin: Poems for the Utopian Nihilist (Echo Park Press)

2007                    Catalog Essay, Material Girls at the Riverside Art Museum

2007                    Catalog Essay, Liquid Light at dba256 Gallery, Pomona

2007                    Catalog Essay, Jennifer Wolf: Bloom at Elizabeth Paige Smith Atelier, Venice

2007                    Catalog Essay, Jane Callister: Velocity at Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara

2007                    Catalog Essay, Eric Tucker & Rae Scarton: Exit East at Commissary, Venice, CA

2007                    Catalog Essay, Who Killed Bambi? At Cypress College Art Gallery, Orange County

2007                    Catalog Essay, Marischa Slusarski: The Bruise of Human Contact, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica

2007                    Catalog Essay, Kyoung-Ha Yoo  at LMan Gallery, Chinatown

2007                    Catalog Essay, Michael Reafsnyder & David Kidde at University of La Verne Art Museum

2007                    Catalog Essay, Gordy Grundy: Artist's Pants


2007 -                  Los Angeles Editor, WHITEHOT Magazine of Contemporary Art

                                The Marciano Art Foundation, July 2017

                                Alexander Yulish at ACE Gallery, Los Angeles, June 2017

                                Dean Byington at Kohn Gallery, June 2017

                                Max Maslansky at Five Car Garage, June 207

                                Alexander de Cadenet at FAB Gallery, May 2017

                                John Baldessari Studio Visit, May 2017

                                Eric Nash: Western Pictures at KP Projects, May 2017

                                Birds of America: Explorations of Audubon by Larry Rivers and Others at 101/Exhibit, April 2017

                                Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present (film review), March 2017

                                Danny Minnick at De Re Gallery, March 2017

                                Alex Gross at Corey Helford Gallery, March 2017

                                Robert Xavier Burden at Gregorio Escalante, January 2017

                                HUEMAN at KP Projects/Merry Karnowsky Gallery, January 2017

                                22 (mostly LA) Artists to Follow on Instagram, January 2017

                                Mikhail Baryshnikov in Robert Wilson's Letter to a Man at UCLA, December 2016

                                Maria Lassnig at Hauser Wirth + Schimmel, November 2016

                                Kim Schoenstadt's Now Be Here LA, October 2016

                                Manuel Lima: The Cube, City of West Hollywood, September 2016

                                Jennifer Sullivan at Five Car Garage, August 2016

                                Gregory Siff "Portrait of an American Ice Cream Man" July 2016

                                Raymond Pettibon monograph from David Zwirner Books, June 2016
                                James Georgopoulos: The Earth is Flat at MAMA Gallery, June 2016
                                Bruce Bauman: Broken Sleep (book review), May 2016

                                Serban Savu at Nicodim Gallery, May 2016

                                Wyatt Mills: Normal at Project Gallery, February 2016
                                ELLIS: A film by JR starring Robert deNiro, January 2016

                                Annie Liebovitz: Pirelli 2016 Calendar and WOMEN Part Two, January 2016

                                Robbie Conal feature for Special Print Edition, December 2015

                                Kellesimone Waits at Project Gallery, November 2015

                                Britt Ehringer at Galerie 102 and Jeff Mann at Porch Gallery, November 2015

                                FriendsWithYou, feature interview for special Print Edition, December 2014
                                JoAnn Callis (book review), September 2014
                                The Artists of MANA at Lancaster Museum of Art and History, August 2014
                                Britt Ehringer at Galerie 102, July 2014
                                Christopher Russell at Mark Moore Gallery, May 2014
                                Mikhail Baryshnikov: Man in a Case, May 2014
                                Doug Harvey at Jancar Gallery, April 2014
                                Michael Dee at Garboushian Gallery, March 2014
                                MOBY in conversation, exhibition at Project Gallery, March 2014
                                Thaddeus Strode at C. Nichols Project, February 2014
                                Eric White at Martha Otero, January 2014
                                Namaak Collective: ATLAS at Launch LA, December 2013
                                Cecily Brown at Gagosian Beverly Hills, November 2013
                                Josh Azzarella: Untitled #160: Balcombe at Mark Moore Gallery, September 2013
                                Chris Finch: Good Girl, Bad Girl, book review, August 2013
                                Sarah Cromarty: Tyger Tyger at Anna Meliksetian & MJ Briggs, May 2013
                                Matt Wardell: Hair on My Tongue at Commonwealth & Council, February 2013
                                Ai Weiwei: Weiwei-isms, book review, January 2013
                                Agathe Snow: Tout Dit (2D) at OHWOW, January 2013
                                Edith Beaucage: Bidibidiba at CB1 Gallery, January 2013
                                Fatemeh Burnes: DRIFT, book review, September 2012
                                Ricky Allman: I'll Capitulate If You Succumb at Marine Contemporary, Venice, August 2012
                                Kelly Berg: Amazonia at Frank Pictures Gallery, Santa Monica, July 2012
                                Ming Wong: Making Chinatown at REDCAT Gallery, March 2012
                                Ansel Adams in Los Angeles at Drkrm Gallery, February 2012
                                Yoko Ono: Imagine Peace at the University of La Verne, November 2011
                                Arataland! at Beacon Arts Building, June 2011
                                Rebecca Campbell at LA Louver, April 2011
                                Will Cotton at Michael Kohn Gallery, February 2011
                                Marine Salon No. 7, January 2011
                                Kori Newkirk at Country Club LA, September 2010
                                John Baldessari at LACMA, August 2010
                               Skylar Haskard & Michael Rashkow at Garboushian Gallery, August 2010
                               Alice Neel at LA Louver, June 2010
                               Tim Sullivan at Steve Turner Contemporary, June 2010
                               Interview with David LaChapelle: Portraits of Michael Jackson, print edition special 2010                            
                               Van Arno: A Change of Skin at Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City, January 2010
                               Jane O'Neal  at DNJ Gallery, May 2009
                               Franz West  at LACMA, Spring 2009                               
                               Ericailcane: "Man is the Bastard" at Carmichael Gallery, Los Angeles, February 2009
                               Christopher Pate: "Flyover" at Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, November 2008
                               Gillian Wearing: "Pin Ups" at Regen Projects, Los Angeles, September 2008
                               SE Barnet at de Soto Gallery, Los Angeles, June 2008 
                               Eddie Ruscha: "This is It!" at High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, April 2008
                               Interview Paul Laster & Carlo McCormick, Whitehot Launch at Lower East Side Art Fest, NYC, Sept 2007
                               “High and Dry, Smoke and Fog” at Phantom Galleries Beverly Hills, August 2007
                               “Eden’s Edge: 15 Artists from Los Angeles” at the Hammer Museum, June 2007

2007                        Catalog Essay, Faris McReynolds: Entertain Us! for Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Fall 2007

2007                        Catalog Essay, Dear Mr. Saltz at Pharmaka Gallery

2007-08                   Uber.com – artist profiles and blog: Gina Osterloh, Liat Yossifor, Mark Verabioff, Charles Huntley Nelson

2007                        real talk LA: Datebook Arts Editor, Columnist, State of the Arts

2006                        Catalog Essay, Robert Reynolds: From Baghdad to Babylon at Continental Exhibition Space, DTLA

2006                        Catalog Essay, Suzan Woodruff: Buddha’s Dust at William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, June 2006

2006                        Catalog Essay: BLK/MRKT: ONE

2006-08                  ART REVIEW Magazine
                                Jennifer Steinkamp at ACME, Los Angeles, September 2008
                                Brian Wills: "String Theory" at Happy Lion, Los Angeles, June 2008
                                Ori Gersht at Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, May 2008
                                Ellen De Meutter at Roberts + Tilton, Los Angeles, March 2008
                                Richard Deacon: "Dead Leg" at LA Louver Gallery, March 2008
                                Tracey Emin at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, February 2008
                                Ari Marcopolous at MC Art, Culver City, January 2008
                                Peter Rogiers: “Slagroom” at     Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, November 2007
                                Evidence of Movement at the Getty Research Institute, Getty Center, Los Angeles, October 2007
                                Rogue Wave at LA Louver, September 2007
                                Sue de Beer (preview) at Sandroni Rey and Arndt & Partners, September 2007
                                Gustavo Godoy at Black Dragon Society, June 2007
                                Eden’s Edge at the Hammer Museum, May 2007
                                Hope Atherton at Patrick Painter, May 2007
                                Amanda Ross-Ho at Cherry and Martin, April 2007
                                WACK! At the Museum of Contemporary Art, April 2007
                                Martin Durazo at Mark Moore Gallery, March 2007      
                                Ezra Johnson at the Hammer, March 2007
                                Magritte and the Treachery of Images at LACMA, February 2007
                                Rodney McMillian: Odes at Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, December/January 2006/07

2006-07                 KOTORI Magazine
                                Interview with David Choe, February 2007
                                Interview with Bernard-Henri Levy, June 2006

2006--                    ART LTD. (formerly Lifescapes), Contributing Editor

                               Jason Rhoades: Everything is Everything, feature story (cover), May 2017

                               Thomas Houseago: The Ridge, at Gagosian Beverly Hills, March 2017

                               Doug Aitken: Electric Earth at MOCA Geffen, feature review, January 2017

                               Phillip K. Smith III: Desert Visionary, feature profile, January 2017

                               Edmund de Waal: The White Road, book review, January 2017

                               Top Ten LA Gallery Shows of 2016, January 2017

                               Galia Linn & Elena Stonaker at Museum as Retail Space (MARS), November 2016

                               Hammer Museum Made in LA Biennial 2016, September 2016

                               Camille Rose Garcia at Corey Helford Gallery, September 2016

                               Book Reviews: Alexander de Cadenet | Julie Blackmon, September 2016

                               Ramiro Gomez at Charlie James Gallery, July 2016

                               Christian Eckart at Wilding Cran, May 2016

                               Rebecca Campbell, March 2016 (cover)

                               Steven Hull at Rosamund Felsen Gallery, March 2016

                               Catherine Opie 700 Nimes Road book review, March 2016

                               Top Ten Gallery Shows of 2015, January 2016

                               Stuart Semple at Fabien Castanier Gallery, January 2016

                               Critics Picks: New 2016 Season Gallery Shows, January 2016

                               Sherin Guirguis feature profile, November 2015

                               Ken Lum at Royale Projects, November 2015
                               Mark Bradford at the Hammer Museum, September 2015
                               Vitality and Verve at the Long Beach Museum of Art, September 2015

                               Enrique Martinez Celaya feature profile, July 2015

                               James Georgopoulos at MAMA Gallery, May 2015

                               Bas Jan Ader at Meliksetian Briggs, March 2015

                               Paul Schimmel feature profile, January 2015
                               Top Ten Gallery Shows in LA for 2014, January 2015
                               Miri Chais at USC Fisher Museum, November 2014
                               Gina Osterloh at Francois Ghebaly Gallery, September 2014
                               Salomon Huerta at Christopher Grimes Gallery, July 2014         
                               Matt Wedel: Progressive Ceramics Wunderkind, May 2014 (cover story feature)
                               Whitney Biennial: The View from LA, March 2014
                               Liz Larner at Regen Projects, March 2014
                               Report from DTLA: The Downtown Los Angeles Art Scene, January 2014
                               Aaron Sheppard: Moist Gilding, exhibition review at Western Project, November 2013
                               Marion Lane artist profile, November 2013
                               Maya Lujan exhibition review at Carmichael Gallery, September 2013
                               Wayne White artist Profile, July 2013
                               Simmons & Burke: Still Lifes and Common Names at Michael Kohn Gallery, July 2013
                               Aida Ruilova: I'm So Wild About Your Strawberry Mouth at Kayne Griffin Corcoran, May 2013
                               Mario Ybarra, Jr: Double Feature at Honor Fraser, March 2013
                               Jen Stark: To the Power Of... at Martha Otero, January 2013
                               Marco Brambilla Feature, November 2012
                               Penelope Gottlieb artist profile, September 2012
                               Kevin Appel at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, September 2012
                               Simon McWilliams at Skotia Gallery (Review), July 2012
                               Los Angeles: PST's Temporary Outdoor Contemporary (Report/Cover), May 2012
                               Sandow Birk: American Qu-ran at Koplin del Rio (Review), May 2012
                               Jill Greenberg (Artist Profile); Kevin Cooley at Kopeikin Gallery & Young Projects Gallery, March 2012
                               Stephanie Pryor at Marine Contemporary; Pacific Standard Time Round-Up: Alternative Spaces, Jan 2012
                               Critic's Picks: Six of the Fall's Best Shows November 2011
                               Fuck Pretty at Robert Berman Gallery, September 2011
                               Watts Towers Art Center (Cover story), July 2011
                               Martin Durazo Profile, November/December 2010
                               Huguette Caland at LA Contemporary, Culver City, January/February 2010
                               Betty Gold at Gebert Gallery, Venice, November/December 2009
                               Whitney Bedford profile, July/August 2009
                               Irit Batsry at Shoshana Wayne Gallery, March/April 2009
                               Renee Lawter at Black Maria Gallery, LA, March/April 2009
                               Carol Es: She Dreamed She Remembered at George Billis Gallery, Culver City, January 2009
                               Takako Yamaguchi: The Plain Sense of Things at Cardwell Jimmerson, Culver City, January 2009
                               Rebecca Campbell profile, January 2009
                               Kerry James Marshall at Koplin del Rio, Culver City, November 2008
                               Edgar Arceneaux at Susanne Vielmetter, Culver City, November 2008
                               Kori Newkirk "RANK" at LAXART, September 2008
                               Mike Stilkey "Slightly All the Time" at Kinsey/Desforges, Culver City, September 2008
                               Report from the Whitney Biennial, June 2008
                               Shane Guffogg profile, June 2008
                               Carmine Iannaccone at Solway-Jones, Los Angeles, June 2008
                               Greg Miller at William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, June 2008
                               Tim Forcum at d.e.n. contemporary, Culver City, April 2008
                               Megan Geckler at Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, April 2008
                               Ami Tallman profile, April 2008
                               Amanda Ross-Ho profile, April 2008
                               Tim Sullivan at Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, February 2008
                               Matthew Heller: "Everything's A Love Story" at DCA Fine Art, Santa Monica, February 2008
                               Manuel Ocampo: “Kitsch Recovery Progrom” at Lizabeth Oliveria, Culver City, November 2007
                               Alexis Weidig: “Small Things” at Overtones Gallery, November 2007
                               Nicole Cohen at the Getty Center, November 2007
                               Van Arno at Corey Helford Gallery, September 2007
                               Julie Orser at Paul Kopeikin Gallery, September 2007
                               Kristen Morgin artist profile, July 2007
                               Shirley Tse at Shoshana Wayne, July 2007
                               Gavin Scott at Schomburg Gallery, July 2007
                               York Chang and Greg Santos at Lawrence Asher Gallery, May 2007
                               Modernism at Home, May 2007
                               Carlos Estrada-Vega at d.e.n. contemporary, May 2007
                               Jeremy Kidd, artist profile, March 2007
                               Antonio Puleo at Cherry & Martin, March 2007
                               Yoshua Okun & Ruben Ortiz-Torres at Steve Turner Contemporary, March 2007
                               LA Modernism feature, March 2007
                               Mark Dutcher artist profile, January 2007
                               Mark Licari artist profile, January 2007

                               SE Barnet & Hilary Ruskin: Mario’s Furniture II at Telic Gallery, January 2007
                               OC Biennial at Orange County Museum of Art, January 2007
                               Photography in the Collections of LA museums, January 2007
                               The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama at the UCLA Fowler Museum, November 2006
                               Rodney McMillian: Odes at Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, November 2006
                               Frohawk Two Feathers: Last Night After the Lights Went Out We Fell, at Taylor de Cordoba, Nov 2006
                               Driven to Abstraction: Southern California and the Non-Objective World, Riverside Art Museum, Sept 2006
                               Ed Moses feature interview (cover), June/July 2006
                               Peter Shire at LACMA, June/July 2006
                               Translucence at the Norton Simon Museum, June/July 2006
                                Betye, Lezley & Alison Saar, April/May 2006
                                LA Modernism, April/May 2006
                                Ten to Watch in 2006 feature (artists, designers, architects), February/March 2006
                                Ettore Sotsass at LACMA, February/March 2006


2006                      Catalog Essay, Jennifer Vanderpool: hippityhopscotchscotch, Oland, Sweden, May 2006

2006                       Intersection Magazine UK
                                Andrea Zittel, December 2006
                                Carmada, artist residency project at MAK Center, Los Angeles, November 2006 [page 1] [page 2]
                                David Moises at MAK Center, Los Angeles, June 2006               
                                Death of  a City Lot: Barry McGee & Margaret Kilgallen murals, LACMA parking structure, April 2006

2006-08                Art galleries editor, Time Out LA bi-annual city guide 2006 and 2008

2005                      real/talk la: Survival Guide Editor & Associate Arts Editor, soft print launch December 2005

2005                      Fiber Arts Magazine: Lisa Anne Auerbach: “Fear no Sweater”, Winter 2005

2005                      Catalog Essay: Dave Kinsey Monograph from Pyramyd Editions, Paris

2005-08                MODERN PAINTERS
                               Eve Wood at Western Project, Culver City, May 2008
                               Tom Sachs: “Space Program” at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, November 2007
                               Allan Sekula at Christopher Grimes, October 2007
                               Charles Ray at Regen Projects, September 2007
                               Jennifer Steinkamp at the Kemper Museum, Kansas City, July/August 2007
                               Tomoo Gokita at Honor Fraser, June 2007
                               Tim Hawkinson at the Getty Center, May 2007
                               Polly Appelbaum at Angles, April 2007
                               Mark Bradford at LAXART, March 2007
                               Gen(H)Ome Project at MAK Center, February 2007
                               Ed Johnson at Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, December 2006
                               Tony de los Reyes at Carl Berg Gallery, November 2006
                               A Tumultuous Assembly at the Getty Research Institute, October 2006
                               Philippe Pasqua at Patrick Painter, Santa Monica, September 2006
                               Nancy Monk at Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, September 2006
                               Jaime Scholnick, “John Wayne Drawings” at Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, July 2006
                               Mathieu Briand at REDCAT, Los Angeles, July 2006
                               Jill Greenberg: End Times at Paul Kopeikin Gallery, June 2006
                               Rostarr: Neospectives at BLK/MRKT Gallery, Culver City, June 2006
                               Jorg Immendorf at Patrick Painter, Santa Monica, May 2006
                               Anthony Goicolea at Sandroni Rey, Culver City, May 2006
                               Mindy Shapero at Anna Helwing Gallery, Culver City, April 2006
                               Ed Ruscha & Raymond Pettibon at Pomona College, April 2006
                               Liz McGrath at Billy Shire Fine Art, March 2006
                               Viggo Mortensen & Georg Gudni at Track 16 Gallery, March 2006
                               Tomory Dodge emerging artist profile, February 2006
                               Folkert de Jong at Peres Projects, February 2006
                                Will Cotton at Michael Kohn Gallery, February 2006
                                Bari Kumar, “Brown is the New Black” at Billy Shire Fine Art, Culver City, Dec/Jan 2006
                                Robert Longo, “something wicked this way comes” at Margo Leavin, West Hollywood, Dec/Jan 2006
                                Lucas Reiner, “Fireworks” at Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, Nov 2005
                                Doug Aitken, “The Moment” at Regen Projects, West Hollywood, CA, Nov 2005
                                Peter Lodato, “Reading Between the Lines” at Berman/Turner Projects, Santa Monica, Oct 2005
                                Margaret Kilgallen, “Into the Sweet Bye-Bye” at REDCAT, Los Angeles, October 2005
                                Paul Chan at UCLA Armand Hammer Museum, September 2005
                                Stan Kaplan at Mary Goldman Gallery, Chinatown, LA, July 2005
                                Fred Williams, “The Later Landscapes” at LA Louver, Venice, CA, June 2005

2005                        Catalog Essay, Carol Es at George Billis Gallery, Culver City, September 2005

2005                        Catalog Essay, “Britt Ehringer: Baghdad Pizza Hut” at Berman/Turner Projects, Santa Monica, May 2005
 
2005-08                  ARTKRUSH.com, Contributing Editor (see also, Flavorwire, Daily Dose, Flavorpill)

2005                       Catalog Essay, Jennifer Vanderpool: Domestic Goddess at the Kalmar Art Museum, Sweden, March 2005

2005                        Catalog Essay, Roni Stretch: LA Faces at Gallery C, September 2005

2005                        Catalog Essay, Art + Commerce, Ghettogloss Art Catalog 2005

2004                        Catalog Essay, Woods Davy, “Tierra Buena” at Craig Krull Gallery, October 2004

2004-07                 ART ASIA PACIFIC
                                Eternal Flame at REDCAT, May 2007
                                Ryoko Aoki at the Hammer Museum, Spring 2006               
                                Chie Fueki at Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, Summer 2005
                                Gogwhen Lee, “Symbiosis” at Back Street Gallery, Winter 2004

2004                       ANGELENO
                                Portrait of a Dealer as a Still Young Man & Woman, with Peter Frank, October 2004
                                Lori Petty & David Allen Grier, August 2004
                                Peter Lodato & Martin Brest, April 2004

2004                       Catalog Essay, Masters of Venice at half a dozen rose

2003                       Andy Moses: Into the Light Feature Interview, Venice Magazine, October 2003 (15th anniversary issue)

2003-04                 ARTnews
                                Mark Bradford profile, November 2004
                                Kori Newkirk at The Project, May 2004
                                William Wegman at Imago Galleries, July 2004
                                Anna Sew Hoy at Peres Projects

2003                       Catalog Essay, American Icons (introduction) Picasso to Pop: The Richard Weisman Art Collection
                                Atelier Press, New York (credit omitted in first and second printings)

2003                        David & Sandy Wasco/Kill Bill Art Feature, Russell Simmons’ One World, Oct/Nov 2003

2003                        Catalog Essay, Marion Lane: The Development of Language new paintings at Highways, Santa Monica

2003                        Catalog Essay, Bjarni Sigurbjornsson Nothing new paintings at half a dozen rose, Venice

2003-05                 Contributing Writer, Set Decor Magazine, published quarterly by the Set Decorators’ Society of America
                                Sex & The City (cover), Six Feet Under, Kill Bill, The Fine Art of Frasier, Collateral, The Interpreter

2002                       “Arts Alumni” and Donor Profile “Earl Gales, Jr.”, UCLAarts Magazine Spring 2002 Cover Story


2002-2010            Managing Editor, FLAVORPILL LA | Senior Editor (London Edition) and Contributing Editor (NYC Edition)

2001-06                 tema celeste (Italy/USA)
                                Edgard de Souza at LA Louver Gallery, January 2006
                                LA Painters now major feature survey, January 2006
                                Stella Vine at Roberts + Tilton, Los Angeles, September 2005
                                Chris Natrop at Overtones, Los Angeles, July 2005
                                Jerome Witkin, “Site & Insight” at Jack Rutberg Fine Art, November 2004
                                Faris McReynolds, “It’s a Rainy Say, Sunshine Girl” at Roberts + Tilton, September 2004
                                Michael Schnabel, “The Cage Series” at BANK, Los Angeles, July/August 2004
                                Terry Allen, “Dugout II: Hold On to the House” at Santa Monica Museum of Art, May/June 2004
                                Su-En Wong at Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, Mar/April 2004
                                Bill Barminksi, “Is This Important?” at Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, Jan/Feb 2004
                                Chris Burden; “Bullets & Bridges” at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, Nov/Dec 2003
                                R.B. Kitaj: “Los Angeles Paintings” at L.A. Louver, July/August 2003
                                Hernan Bas: “Love in Vein” at Sandroni Rey, Venice, March/April 2003
                                Tracy Nakayama: “Because Everyone Wants to Feel Good” at Acuna-Hansen, LA, Nov/Dec 2002
                                Wendy Burton: “Trace Elements II” at Craig Krull, Santa Monica, Sept/Oct 2002

                                Dara Friedman: “Romance” at lemon sky projects, Los Angeles May/June 2002
                                Ed Templeton: “Black Sperm of Vengeance” at New Image Art, W. H’wd Mar/Apr 2002
                                David Hockney: photo retrospective at MoCA Nov/Dec 2001
                                “Snapshot: New Art from LA” at UCLA Armand Hammer Sept/Oct 2001                                             
                                Doreen Morrissey: photographs at Hot Coco Lab Sept/Oct 2001
                                Andy Collins: paintings at Marc Foxx Gallery July/August 2001
                                FischerSpooner Los Angeles at the Downtown Standard May/June 2001
                                “Making Time” at UCLA Armand Hammer May/June 2001
                                Valie Export: retrospective at Santa Monica Museum of Art May/June 2001

2000                        Feature Writer, Untold (UK)
                                “LA City of Art (13 Artists)", March/April 2000
                                “Chaz Guest”, July/August 2000
                                “Art of the Sleepless City (13 New York Artsits)”, Winter 2000

1999-2001           d'Art
                                Suzan Woodruff: “Burning Woman Project” at Bill Turner Gallery Fall 2001
                                “Inner Space #4” group show Envelope Art Gallery Spring 2001
                                “Inventional” group show at Angles Gallery Santa Monica, January 2001
                                Dennis Hopper: "Abstract Reality" at Craig Krull Gallery Santa Monica, August 2000
                                Maix Mayer at half a dozen rose & "Abject Edge" at Ruth Bachofner Gallery Santa Monica, Fall 1999

1999-2005             Features, Events, and Reviews , Coagula Art Journal

                                Pour Some Shana On It/Madame X (1996)
                                The Mad Season Diaries (1999-2001)
                                “The Folk Show” at the Erotic Museum, Hollywood, Fall 2005
                                “Steven Assael & Gretchen Rollins”, Spring 2005
                                “Images of Violence in the Medieval World” at the Getty Center, Winter 2005
                                “Past Presence” at the Getty Research Institute, Winter 2005
                                SITE Santa Fe, Fall 2004
                                The Boots Are Made for Art-Walking, June 2004
                                Tom Everhart: “Bad Boy! Bad Boy! Whatchya Gonna Do?”, April 2004
                                Steve Martin’s “The Underpants” and “Picasso at the Lapin Agile”, April 2004                               
                                Hey Mike Kelley What’s With All the Drag Queens? (Street Credibility at MoCA), February 2004
                                Art & The Search for Earthly Paradise (Joan Didion & Charles Jencks), January 2004
                                The Head Is Where You Shrink It (The LA Art Show & Theatre of NOTE’s fucking wasps), November 2003
                                Hans Burkhardt, “Requiem for War” at Jack Rutberg, September 2003
                                -scope art fair los angeles at the Downtown Standard, September 2003
                                Jennifer Wolf, “Cavings” at the sandbox, Venice, March 2003
                                A Meditation on Pretense, Community & American Identity (LA County Fair & East Side Art Crawl) 11.02
                                Whitney Biennial 2000, Fall 2000
                                Stefan Stux: 20 Years, Fall 2000
                                Jerome Witkin at Jack Rutberg Gallery, June 2000
                                Viggo Mortensen at Track 16, February 1999
 
1999                       Book Editor and Essayist, Prince of January, for Klasky-Csupo, Inc., and Catalog Essayist, Igor Kovalyov

1997-2009             Contributing Editor, ARTWEEK
                                Gina Osterloh at Chung King Project, May 2009
                                Richard Shaw at Frank Lloyd, April 2009
                                Mineo Muzino at Samuel Freeman, April 2009
                                Kevin Wingate at Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Chinatown, March 2009
                                Op-Ed Column: Art in the New Economy, February 2009
                                Diana Thater at 1301PE, LA, December/January 2008-09
                                Brenna Youngblood at Margo Leavin, LA, November 2008 (cover)
                                Sculpture II, at Western Project, Culver City, October 2008
                                100% Other at 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, September 2008
                                Don Ed Hardy at Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, July 2008
                                Christopher Chinn at Overtones Gallery, Los Angeles, June 2008
                                Robbie Miller at California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA, May 2008
                                Nathan Mabry at Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, April 2008
                                Peter Wu: "Black Scabs on a Phantom Limb" at Patrick Painter, Santa Monica, March 2008
                                Jeffrey Vallance: "Reliquary Chapels" at Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, February 2008
                                Brian Mallman at Milo Gallery, Los Angeles, December/January 2008
                                Barry McGee: “Mature, Advanced Work” at REDCAT, Los Angeles, November 2007
                                Bryan Ida at Bandini Art, Culver City, October 2007
                                Ruth Weisberg: “Unfurled” at the Skirball Center, September 2007
                                Don Suggs: “One Man Group Show” at Otis College Ben Maltz Gallery, September 2007
                                Jesse Reno at BLK/MRKT Gallery, July/August 2007
                                Tony Berlant at LA Louver, June 2007
                                PINK III at Arena One Gallery, May 2007
                                Braveland at See Line Gallery, March 2007
                                Consider This at LACMA West, February 2007
                                Miriam Wosk at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (cover), December 2006
                                Jim Shaw at Patrick Painter, November 2006
                                Special Editorial, November 2006
                                Kent Williams at Merry Karnowsky Gallery, October 2006
                                Osman Khan and Martin Durazo at BANK, Los Angeles, September 2006
                                Brendan Monroe at Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, July 2006                                   
                                From the Island of Misfit Toys at Otis College, Ben Maltz Gallery, June 2006
                                William Attaway at BGH Gallery, Santa Monica, May 2006
                                Gajin Fujita at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, March 2006
                                Kenny Harris: “La Habana” at Gallery C, February 2006
                                Greg Kucera at Angles Gallery for February 2006
                                “Collected Recordings” at d.e.n., Culver City, September 2005
                                Melanie Pullen: “High Fashion Crime Scenes” at ACE, Beverly Hills, September 2005
                                “Triple Play: Ed Moses, James Hayward and Richard Allen Morris at R.B. Stevenson, La Jolla, July 2005
                                Jen Liu, “Ready to Die” at Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Culver City, June 2005
                                “THING: New Sculpture from Los Angeles” at the Hammer, May 2005
                                “On Trying to Be Both as Good a Critic and a Friend as Baudelaire, Op-Ed, March 2005
                                Moira Hahn, “Twilight Chorus” at Koplin del Rio, West Hollywood, March 2005
                                “Hero-Glyph” group show at POST, Downtown LA, February 2005
                                 Sam Durant, “Involved” at Blum & Poe, Culver City, December 2004
                                Coop, “Parts with Appeal” at sixspace gallery, LA, November 2004
                                “Slow Arrow”, group show at Sabina Lee Gallery, October 2004
                                La Mano Press: The Past is Prologue, September 2004
                                Andrea Bowers: “Soft Blockades” at Mary Goldman Gallery, Chinatown, September 2004
                                Annemarie Davidson, “Enamels” at the Long Beach Museum of Art, July/August 2004
                                Patty Chang “Sorority Stage Fright II” at Roberts + Tilton, Los Angeles, June 2004
                                Terry Allen, “Dugout” at LA Louver Gallery, Venice, May 2004
                                “H20” at Crossroads, April 2004
                                “Raising the Brow: A Counter-Culture Grows Up” at Earl McGrath Gallery, LA, March 2004
                                Jerry Rothman Retrospective “Feat of Clay” at The Laguna Art Museum, February 2004
                                Shepard Fairey “This Is Your God” at sixspace, Los Angeles, December 2003
                                Viggo Mortensen “Miyelo” at Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, November 2003
                                Marc Licari & Primitivo Suarez at The Luckman Gallery, Cal State Los Angeles, October 2003
                                Southern California Museum Curators: Nine Profiles, for Art & Economy Series, September 2003
                                “Summer Romance” group show at Sandroni Rey, Venice, September 2003
                                Jo Jackson, new paintings at Roberts + Tilton, Los Angeles, July 2003
                                Michael Reafsnyder, new paintings at Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, June 2003, cover
                                Andy Moses, new paintings at Double Vision Arts, Hollywood, May 2003 [click on Artweek icon at left]
                                Kim McCarty “Under Glass” at cherrydelosreytes, Venice, March 2003
                                Marion Lane “Modern Living” at the sandbox, Venice, November 2002
                                Dean Chamberlain “Forests of Light” at Light Space Gallery, Venice, June 2002
                                Martin Durazo “Fresh Air” at Otis College, Los Angeles, May 2002
                                Steven Criqui at Lemon Sky Projects, Los Angeles, March 2002
                                Sebastian Clough & Paulina Wallenberg Olsson at LACE, Dec/Jan 2001
                                Micol Hebron & Elizabeth Tobias, Eagle Rock, October 2001
                                Jeff Colson at Griffin Contemporary, Venice, July 2001
                                Scooter Rudolph at New Image Art, West Hollywood, June 2001
                                Brian Bent: “ArchitecTOUR” at DiRT, West Hollywood, May 2001
                                Douglas Bohr: “Vessels” at Cherry, Venice, April 2001
                                “Love & Loss” group show at Circle Elephant Art Silverlake, March 2001
                                Group Show at Merry Karnowsky Gallery Los Angeles, February 2001, cover
                                Salomon Huerta at Patricia Faure Gallery Santa Monica, January 2001
                                Michael Arata at POST downtown Los Angeles, June 2000
                                Paul McCarthy “Heidi Files” Patrick Painter | Sue DeBeer & Laura Parnes “Heidi 2: The Unauthorized

                                        Sequel” at LACE, Dec. 2000
                                Chris Finley at ACME Los Angeles, November 2000
                                Barry McGee and Margaret Kilgallen at UCLA Armand Hammer, April 2000, cover
                                “Post-Graffiti” at New Image Art Los Angeles, February 2000
                                Suzan Woodruff at Highways Projects Santa Monica, December 1999
                                Georgia Metz at Deep River Los Angeles, November 1999
                                Raluca at half a dozen rose Venice, January 1998
                                Todd Schorr & Kathy Staico Schorr at Merry Karnowsky Gallery, October 1997

1997-1999             Feature Writer & Art Reviewer, Female FYI
                                Maria Schicker at half a dozen rose, October 1999
                                “Girl Power: Women-Owned Galleries at Bergamot Station” May 1998
                                “Tattoo You: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco” April 1998
                                 Ann Chamberlin, John Leubtow, Petra Westen, Susan Tibbles, Rene Norman

1996-2001             Feature Writer & Art Reviews, JUXTAPOZ
                                “Tom Sachs: Fine Art Fashion Victim” March 2001
                                “From Kitsch to Coolsville: The Collection of Brad Benedict” March 2000
                                “Saiman Chow: Into the Plasticine Void” November 2000
                                “Future Primitive: The Art of Kent Bash” Cover September 1999
                                “Van Gogh’s Van Goghs at LACMA” May 1999
                                “My Brother’s Keeper: The Art of Rob & Christian Clayton” May 1999
                                “Tom Waits: Mule Variations” album review May 1999
                                “Things Are Weird Enough: Interview with Viggo Mortensen” Spring 1999
                                “I Don’t See Blasphemy: Andres Serrano in His Own Words” Winter 1998
                                “Spontaneous Combustion: Beck & Al Hansen” Fall 1998
                                “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Getty” Fall 1998
                                “On Exhibit: Liz Lou” Fall 1998
                                “Bari Kumar, Manuel Ocampo, Joel-Peter Witkin” Summer 1998
                                “Georgeanne Deen: In The Temple of False Gods” Fall 1997

1996                        Columnist, Framed @ Artcommotion.com, LA-based internet arts magazine

1996                        Catalog Essay, William Scarbrough “Stitches” at Michael Gold Gallery, SoHo

1996                        Catalog Essay, Joseph Maruska at Galerie Christine Colas, Paris, France (French & English)

1996-2000             Feature Writer, Platform.net art & culture website
                                Rage Against the Republicans, August 2000
                                Ed Templeton Q & A, June 2000
                                Pooh Unplugged, a new book by my idol Karen Finley, Oct 1999
                                Art O-Rama, 1997
                                Showing Art With Heart, 1996

1996                       Art Editor, HOT LAVA



PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
1998-2001        Art Collections Management & Appraisal Administrative Assistant, Patricia Shea Fine Art


1997                  LOLLAPALOOZA Festival Visual Art Coordinator

1996-1998        Assistant, Susan Martin Public Relations, Bergamot Station

1996                  Art Consultant, TEETH.net, Perry Farrell/Porno for Pyros website

1995-1996        Assistant Gallery Director, Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station

1993-1994        Development Assoc, Learning Through Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Children's Education Program

1992                   Administrative Intern, Larry Gagosian-Leo Castelli Gallery, 65 Thompson


EDUCATION:
1993                   Vassar College; Bachelor's Degree in Art Historyaph here.