Photo by Melissa Ostrow

Selected Projects


Presented the artist’s first citywide exhibition of fog sculptures, marking 5 decades of her career with 5 new commissions across 5.5 miles of landmarked parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted (FLO)

Fog x FLO: Fujiko Nakaya on the Emerald Necklace Emerald Necklace Conservancy, Boston

August 11-October 31, 2018

Daniela Rivera: The Andes Inverted
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

March 4, 2017–February 25, 2018

Solo exhibition of new painting, video, and sound installation based on a unique site in Chile.

Political Intent and Beyond Limits
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

August 27, 2016–August 30, 2017

Installations that prompt dialogue about art’s capacity to push formal and social barriers.

Lee Mingwei: Sonic Blossom Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

March 11–April 9, 2015

MFA’s first ongoing exhibition of performance art, the U.S. debut of this participatory project with opera soloists offering “the gift of song.”     

Permission to Be Global/Prácticas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection
CiFO Foundation, Miami: December 4, 2013–February 23, 2014, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: March 18–July 16, 2014

Co-curator; exhibition of over eighty contemporary works and performances since 1960 by artists from across Latin America, organized in themes of power, borders, bodily presence, and loss. 

Jedediah Caesar: Soft Structures Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

December 17, 2011–April 1, 2012

Organized new site-responsive commissions for the artists first solo museum exhibition in Boston

Charles LeDray: workworkworkworkwork Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

July 16–October 17, 2010, and tour

Organized this major survey of the artist’s sculpture with new work, catalogue, and national tour.

Momentum 15: R.H. Quaytman Chapter 15, Exhibition Guide
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

November 18, 2009–March 28, 2010

Organized the artist’s first solo museum exhibition with presentation of new paintings.

Acting Out: Social Experiments in Video
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

March 18–October 18, 2009

Developed this show with videos by Yael Bartana, Johanna Billing, Phil Collins, Javier Téllez, and Artur Żmijewski that stage non-actors to explore the complex dynamics of social relationships.

Tara Donovan
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

October 10, 2008–January 4, 2009, and tour

Co-curator with Nicholas Baume; organized Donovan’s first museum survey of sculptures/installations, catalogue, and national tour

Momentum 11: Nicholas Hlobo, Vula zibhuqe
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

July 29–October 26, 2008

Commissioned drawings, installation, and performance for this South African artist’s first solo exhibition in a US museum.

Too Good To Be True
Adams House ArtSpace, Harvard University

May 2006

For ArtsFirst Weekend 2006, presented works by Rob Amesbury, Tom Howell, Mary Kenny and John Merrill that expose fixations with the natural world and plastic-perfect fabrication.

Over Sight
Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College

March 2005

Presented works by Roni Horn, Spencer Finch, and Kerry Tribe that reveal blind spots and uncertainties in our sight and memory. Programs included: Poetry Reading with John Ashbery, Bard faculty, and undergraduates of poems composed on exhibition themes.

Defying Distinction: Works from the Addison Collection 
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy

January–April 2002

Presented works that blur distinctions between painting, drawing, photography and sculpture, defying categorization. Artists included Irene Rice Perrera, Louise Nevelson, Martin Puryear, among others.