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TEACHING, ADVISORY, & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

2015 “Creative Community Research Project” interviews. Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, CA

2014 “6018 Wilshire” panel with Edward Cella, Carl Berg, Lynn Aldrich at Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA. Taped conversation for USC School of Journalism

2013 “Creative Community: Focus on Mary Heebner” host David Starkey, SBTV television interview on the making of the Silent Faces/Angkor book and scroll project.

2013 UCLA Special Collections Oral History Program. Series of 10 taped interviews for their permanent oral history archive, Los Angeles, CA

2012 "Exploding the Codex" guest speaker; Donor Circle, San Francisco Center for the Book, CA

2012 "Double Trouble" panel on collaborative process, The Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, CA

2012 "Art and its Process" studio lecture, Silver Circle, Carnegie Museum, Oxnard, CA; with Suzanne Bellah, Director

2011 "An artist's Artist" panel of four artists with Charles Garabedian Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Dan Connally, Mary Heebner, Hank Pitcher, Tom Wudl, moderator; Julie Joyce

2011 "TOPO/GRAPHIC" presentation with Brian Hollister, Steve Schmidt, Edward Cella moderator; Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

2011 "An artist's Artist" panel of four artists with Charles Garabedian Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Dan Connally, Mary Heebner, Hank Pitcher, Tom Wudl, moderator; Julie Joyce

2010 Intimacies: A Reading: Bilingual poetry reading and discussion with Enrico Mario Santí from Intimacies and on the Blue Shore of Silence at Edward Cella Art + Architecture

2006 Talk at CLIO Conference for Museums and Libraries, Cerritos Library

2003 "A Sacred Geography: Sights and Sonnets of the Himalaya and Tibet," Lecture with Sienna Craig, Latse Lecture Series, Latse Contemporary Tibetan Cultural Library, New York, NY

2003 "Gunther Gertszo: Sensual Abstraction" Lecture, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

2003 "Altering Space: Art in the Public Eye" co-curator with Ginny Brush of sculpture exhibition for County Arts Commission, Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2003 "Reflections on Poverty" Community Action Commission annual award speaker, Santa Barbara, CA (read the talk)

2003 "Public Art: An Artist's View: Davis, Heebner, Shelton" slide lecture for Santa Barbara Arts Advisory Commission.

2002. "Desire and Devoion" Lecture and slide presentation, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

2001. Lecturer, "Dual Visions" Santa Barbara Museum of Art exhibit

1997-2011. Visual Arts in Public Places / Arts Advisory Committee , Santa Barbara, California

2000. "Bridging Time" lecture for International Conference on Women, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

1999. Art Fund Mentor Program: instruction to gifted high school students, Santa Barbara, California

1998. "Dance and Painting: visual arts: Summerdance presentation with Doug Varone Dancers, NYC at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

1988-90, 1998. Grants Review Juror, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, Santa Barbara, CA

1997-99. Arts Advisory Committee, Santa Barbara, CA

1997. "In the Cave, In the Light" Helen Rosenberg Memorial Lecture. Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

1997. "Publishing Fine Art Books" symposium with Sandra and Harry Reese, Turkey Press, Contemporary Arts Forum

1996. Art Museum Council LACMA, studio lecture: "Travel, writing and painting; A synthesis"

1988-97. Visual Arts in Public Places Committee member , Santa Barbara, CA, Chair, l992-93

1993-95. Steering Committee; Friends of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA

1994. Flux Team: Fluxus Exhibit Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

1986-93. Arts Advisory Committee, Santa Barbara, CA

1988-89. Art Affiliates, board member, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

1990-95. Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA

Studio Lectures for Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Contemporary Arts Forum, Stanford University Museum of Art Collectors Forum

San Jose Museum of Art, Laguna Art Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collector's Forum

1992. "William Dole" Lecture series, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

1991. "Artists Speak Out" Lecture, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

"What is Contemporary Art, or, My Five Year Old Can Do This", Lecture Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California

1989-90. Art Instructor, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, California

Lecturer, College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, Ca.

1985. Symposium Member, "Open Forum: Five Artists" Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

Lecturer, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

1984-5. Art Instructor, Studio Art Department, University of California at Santa Barbara, California

1978-84. Art Instructor, Children's Creative Project, Santa Barbara County Schools, Santa Barbara, California

1983. Art Instructor, Santa Barbara, Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

1979-81. Substitute Lecturer, Studio Art Department, University of California at Santa Barbara, California

1980. Lecturer, College of Creative Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara, California

1975-77. Teaching Assistant to William Dole, Studio Art Department, University of California, at Santa Barbara, California

1971. Instructor in Art, English and Geography, Baleares Institute of Fine Arts, Mallorca Spain

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