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Constance Lewallen

Interim Executive Director[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Constance Lewallen is Adjunct Curator at the University of California Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. As Matrix curator there from 1980-88 she organized over 75 small contemporary art exhibitions. As Senior Curator from 1998 to 2007, she curated many major exhibitions, including Joe Brainard, A Retrospective, 2001; Dream of the Audience: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha (1951-1982), 2001; Everything Matters: Paul Kos, a Retrospective, 2003; Ant Farm (1968-1978), 2004 (co-curated with Steve Seid); and A Rose Has No Teeth: Bruce Nauman in the 1960s, 2007. All toured nationally and internationally and were accompanied by catalogs. Her exhibition, Allen Ruppersberg: You and Me or the Art of Give and Take, was presented at the Santa Monica Museum in 2009. State of Mind: New California Art ca. 1970, co-curated with Karen Moss, was part of Pacific Standard Time. It opened at the Orange County Museum of Art in 2011 and subsequently was presented at the Berkeley Art Museum and five other museums across the country and in Canada. In 2016, her exhibition Mind over Matter was presented at the UC Berkeley Art Museum.


Lewallen is the the author of 500 Capp Street: David Ireland’s House published by University of California Press in 2016. She is co-author of Bruce Nauman: Spatial Encounters, which will be released by UC Press in early 2019.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]