Alaina Claire Feldman was previously Director of Exhibitions at Independent Curators International (ICI) where she produced and managed twenty international traveling exhibitions with guest curators from around the world. Her projects have included long-term support of artists and curators, and of art, histories often overlooked by traditional Western cannons. She has curated exhibitions at The Kitchen, Hugh Lane Dublin City Gallery, Zeitz MoCAA, CCA Lagos, TheCube Taipei, Anthology Film Archives, Participant Inc, Parsons / New School and more. She has lectured and taught at the University of Porto, The School of Visual Arts, New York University, the Center for Feminist Pedagogy, as well as at many museums. In 2017, she was the Annual Beckwith Lecturer at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston/Tufts.
After working as a director of "rooms" for fashion trade show at H.P. FRANCE, Kentaro Totsuka opened ‘hpgrp GALLERY TOKYO’ in Omotesando; a contemporary art gallery that specializes in Japanese emerging artists.
Mr. Totsuka is also the Director of H.P. FRANCE WINDOW GALLERY, storefront gallery in Marunouchi, Tokyo. He also works in a variety of fields from curating exhibitions to organizing art events and art fairs. His experience in Art Fairs and art events includes: Director of AOSANDO Art Fair, director of the NEW CITY ART FAIR; a Japanese Contemporary Art Fair in NY, Taipei, as well as being the producer of LUMINE meets ART. All galleries, art fairs and events are managed by H.P. FRANCE.
Arnold J. Kemp is an artist, curator, poet and faculty member of the Department of Painting and Drawing. Kemp previously worked at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where he was an associate professor and the Chair of the Department of Painting and Printmaking. Prior to that, he was the chair of the Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies Program at the Pacific Northwest College of Art. He also worked as one of the founding curators of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts from 1993 - 2003.
An award winning artist, Kemp is a 2012 Guggenheim Fellow and has also received awards and fellowships from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Art Matters Inc., Printed Matter, Inc. and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. His artworks are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Studio Museum in Harlem (New York), Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (California), Portland Museum of Art (Oregon), Tacoma Art Museum (Washington) and the Fine Arts Collection at the University of California, Davis.
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