Melissa Pellico has held curatorial and research positions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), the Long Beach Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Los Angeles, and the Sundance Institute. At SFMOMA she co-curated a thematic screening of videos and films about artistic and activist interventions with a sly or humorous bent. Pellico has contributed writing to museum publications, such as short texts for The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now (SFMOMA), and the Long Beach Museum of Art?s Exchange and Evolution: Worldwide Video Long Beach. She researched for the catalogue Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974 1981. Pellico was commissioned to write text on Ryan Heffington + The East Siders, who provided a series of immersive dance projects. She received her MA in History of Art (Modern and Contemporary) from Goldsmiths College, University of London, and is currently based in Los Angeles.
Fall 2013 Curatorial Intensive Public Symposium: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 10am6pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 FREE Join ICI and the Fall 2013 Curatorial Intensive on Tuesday, October 15 for a daylong public symposium where the participants will present the exhibition and project proposals that they have developed through […]read more »