Social media platforms
Content Management System
BAC A3, Philosophy and Languages (France)
University of Vejle (Denmark)
International Summer Program with emphasis on Danish art, design and architecture
DUVAL CONTEMPORARY Art Curator and Creative Producer 2015 - Present
Curator and producer of "Stitching and Weaving in the Digital Age", a multi-media exhibition which traveled to CURRENTS 826, Santa Fe in Summer 2019, SF Design Week, San Francisco, June, 2019 and the French Consulate (October 2018- February 2019)
Curator and producer of "CODE and NOISE" for Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco Art Fair. Also traveled to CURRENTS, a new media Arts Festival in Santa Fe (received a grant from the Thoma Foundation) and to Arena1
in Santa Monica (2015-16).
Represents clients and handled negotiations with international art auction houses (Sotheby's, Christie's, and Chinese auction houses) for live auctions and online consignments of 1M and up.
Curator and producer of a live art auction for a nonprofit organization PTV, (Program for Torture Victims).
DEPICT Senior Curator of Modern, Contemporary and Digital Art Oct 2018 - March 2019
As the Senior Art Curator, I was responsible for identifying, evaluating, and securing licensing rights for artworks to expand the Depict Collection.
Secured content partnerships with contemporary artists, surpassing the goal by 50% in delivering over 100 artworks from contemporary artists in a five-month period.
Curated over 20 thematic playlists for public release via the Depict App.
IF SO, WHAT? Creative Producer March - April 2018
Responsible for scaling the event from a small venue in San Jose, CA to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, ultimately tripling all participating programs (speakers, leaders in the field of TEch ( AR and VR), artists and
art galleries in four months.
Managed and supported gallery relationships, artist projects, VIP program, and speaker panels.
LIMN ART GALLERY Executive Director & Curator 2001-2009
As the executive director and curator, I successfully developed the entire gallery brand and exhibition program for
a 4000 sq/feet gallery space in San Francisco. With a focus on contemporary Chinese art, I led that market in the US and abroad for over ten years.
Curatorial experience: Curated over a hundred exhibitions in all mediums ranging from technology to photography which has been reviewed in local, national and international newspapers and magazines (Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Art Asia Pacific, Yishu). Has introduced contemporary Chinese art to the West coast since 2000 by presenting international, now internationally known artists for their first time in the US. Has placed important works of art in public and private institutions around the country and abroad (SFMOMA, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Chicago Museum of Art, The Pilara Foundation, and others.)
Sales and Financial Management: Achieved and surpassed sales goals on a yearly basis. Responsible for all financial decisions related to the business, including payments to contractors, artists, exhibition budgets and monthly operation costs.
Marketing experience: Developed and implemented marketing strategies, online presence, and branding of the business. Designed and produced all printed marketing materials. Wrote press releases, and essays for catalogs. Organized and participated in lectures and conducted gallery exhibitions tours for art students, and museum members.
Traveling Exhibitor: Participated as an exhibitor in Miami Art Fairs (December 2008, 2009, 2010).
FRUMKIN-DUVAL GALLERY Partner 1991-2002
SHERRY FRUMKIN GALLERY Director and Curator
Hired as a gallery assistant in 1991, became the director in 1994 and made partner in 1999.
As the director and partner of the gallery, I successfully managed over twenty artists’ careers from emerging to mid-career. Curated and co-curated over fourteen exhibitions annually. Handled sales to public institutions and private collections. Developed branding and PR materials, managed packing, shipping, and the inventory of the art.
DANISH MINISTRY OF CULTURE Executive Assistant 1989-1991
Developed and produced cultural events between France and Denmark including concerts, art exhibitions, dance performances, and field trips.
Handled budget and office accounting reports on a monthly basis for the Royal Accounting Court.
Wrote yearly report in Danish for assessment of performances by the Ministry of Culture.
NORDIC FILM FESTIVAL Executive Assistant to founding team members 1987-1988
Festival premiered in March 1988 and ran for 23 years until 2010.
Assistant to all four founding team members. Responsible for correspondence and meetings in English in all affairs for the development of the Festival (press, jury accommodations, screenings, administration with international film institutions, film distributors, etc…)
THE DECORATIVE ARTS MUSEUM, Paris, France Press, and Marketing Assistant 1985-1986
Planned and assisted with public and private museum events and exhibitions openings for the Decorative Arts Museum and the Fashion and Textile Museum, Paris, France.
2010 - present
2010 - present
Board service and leadership opportunities
Docent, Palo Alto Art Center Foundation, Palo Alto, CA
Board Member Emeritus, Palo Alto Art Center Foundation, Palo Alto, CA
Board Member, Palo Alto Art Center Foundation, Palo Alto, CA (2016-18 term)
Advisory Council, stARTup Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA, 2016, 2017, 2019
Selection Committee Member, stARTup Art Fair, San Francisco, CA, May 2017
Selection Committee Member, stARTup Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA 2018
Panelist, “East Meets West: The Rise of Contemporary Asian Art,” Los Angeles Art Show, CA
Juror and lecturer, “Contemporary Art, the Pacific Rim”, University of Chico, CA
Co-chair Education Committee, The MOCA Contemporaries Board, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Guest Juror, “Taking the Leap” art program, Emeryville, CA
Curator, "Stitching and Weaving in the Digital Age", 826 Currents, Santa Fe, Summer 2019
Curator, "Stitching and Weaving in the Digital Age", The French Residence ( Consul's private residence), San Francisco, Oct. 2018- March 2019
Curator, "CODE and NOISE", Arena 1 gallery, Santa Monica, CA September 10th-October 9th, 2016
Curator, "CODE and NOISE", Currents New media Festival, Santa Fe, NM, June 10-26,2016
Curator, "CODE and NOISE", Art Silicon Valley/SF Fair, San Mateo, October 9-11, 2015
Curator, “infinity+1”, Arena 1, Santa Monica, CA , January 2014
Exhibitor, FQ Projects from Shanghai, Los Angeles Art Show, CA, 2010
Curator, “Some Place Else, Contemporary Chinese Art”, Sacramento Temporary Contemporary, CA, 2008
Curator, “China Avant Garde, part II”, Arena 1, Santa Monica Airport, CA, 2008
Curator, “China Avant Garde, part I”, Arena 1, Santa Monica Airport, CA, 2007