My curatorial practice has included performance and interdisciplinary visual art, puppetry and object performance for adult audiences in intimate settings and on film, and queer and Los Angeles based artists


In 2019, I guest curated Studio, REDCAT’s quarterly program of new works and works-in-progress by LA artist that highlight new forms of dance, theater, music and multimedia performance.

Puppet Slam Network

From 2005 – 2016, I curated The Puppet Slam Network which supported independently produced adult puppet cabarets internationally

Handmade Puppet Dreams

In 2009 I assisted in the curation of Handmade Puppet Dreams, Volume 4, Heather Henson’s live-action puppet film series

Puppets from
the Edge

From 2006-2010, I curated evenings of short-form puppetry for adults in Orlando that featured a mix of Floridian and national puppet artists

from A Turnip 

From 2004 -2006 I curated Blood from A Turnip,  Rhode Island’s only late night puppetry salon for adults with Vanessa Gilbert in downtown Providence. 

at Night 

In 2006, I curated an evening of short-form puppetry for adults at the Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline as part of a two city weekend tour.

No Mercy:
Pippin Roe 

In 2003, I organized an exhibit for Pippin Roe that featured her paintings and collages at Tealuxe in Providence.

Day of Beauty
+ Ritual

In 1998, I curated a performance art circus celebrating spring as a time of rebirth with Kathleen O’Shea and Kokoe Johnson, and the Radical Faeries at Randolph Stret Gallery in Chicago.

Gender Trash
+ Other Cookies

In 1998, I co-curated an evening of short films and videos with Kathleen O’Shea as part of a Radical Faerie art

Speak Easy

In 1996, I curated Speak Easy, a text and language series at N.A.M.E. Gallery in Chicago with Lorraine Moretti and Suz Szucs.


From 1995-1997, I was part of a curatorial team that raised funds to bring Ron Athey, Vaginal Cream Davis, Kate Bornstein, Barbara Carrellas as visiting artists to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

1996-11-22-SE-Hori-banner-300dpi Speak Easy, Open Word Slip of the Tongue

Puppet Slam Network, Jen Lynn, photo: Doug Wong
Still from Bottle Stopper Project, Martin Robinson
Blood from a Turnip, photo: Tony Yang
Day of Beauty, photo: Matt Wagner