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Saturday, April 23, 2011
KiptonART welcomes Dina Pugh to our Curatorial Board
DINA PUGH is an independent curator and writer who has organized exhibitions of contemporary artists in San Francisco, Tokyo, Los Angeles and New York. For the past five years she has been the Director/Curator of Triple Base, an emerging artist project space in San Francisco. From 2009-2010, Pugh co-curated "Art in Storefronts", a citywide initiative initiated by Mayor Gavin Newsom that placed over 30 art installations in vacant storefronts all over San Francisco. She was the Director of the Jack Hanley Gallery in San Francisco and worked at Deitch Projects in New York City. Pugh's writings and research have appeared in publications including Preserving America's Cultural Heritage, a catalog for the 2006 commissioned project by LA-based artist Jeffrey Vallance. Curating Now (2005), and an upcoming book on Public Art by Phaidon Press. In 2000 she received her BA from Stanford University and in 2006 she received her Masters in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts. Read about our Curatorial Board