July - August 2010
Clark/Kress Fellow in Museum Education (Summer, 2010) Dominic Willsdon is the Leanne and George Roberts curator of education and public programs at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He teaches in the history of art at the University of California, Berkeley, and has taught on the graduate programs in curating and exhibition studies at the Royal College of Art, California College of the Arts, and the San Francisco Art Institute. From 2000 to 2005, Dominic was curator of public events at Tate Modern, London. He has published articles on aesthetics, politics, and education, and is co-editor (with Diarmuid Costello) of The Life and Death of Images: Ethics and Aesthetics (2008). He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture, University of Westminster. Dominic oversees education, interpretation and public programs at SFMOMA, an area that currently includes major new initiatives in performance/live art and educational media. His research concerns episodes in the history of experimental education of artists and proposals for new models.