Curricula Vitae

ARTIST
ADVOCATE
ROBIN’S WISH MEDIA COVERAGE
MEDIA: INTERVIEWS AND FEATURES
 

ARTIST

MEMBERSHIPS
California Art Club, Associate Artist
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Member

EDUCATION
1989 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Design, California College of the Arts
1982-84 Design Program, University of California in Los Angeles, California

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 “Light the Way” UCSF Memory and Aging Center Art Show, San Francisco, CA
2015 “Celebrate HeART VIP Artist Preview Reception” Millennium Tower Grand Penthouse, San Francisco, CA
2014 “Landscape Reflections” Cavallo Point, Sausalito, CA
2013 “Beyond the Clouds” Throckmorton Theatre Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2011 “Our Land, Our Sea” Alain Pinel Realtors, Open House Event, Mill Valley, CA
2011 “Viewpoints” Throckmorton Theatre Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2011 “New Works on the Horizon” Cabana Home, Mill Valley, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020 “MarinScapes: The Virtual Grand Finale 2020” for Buckelew Programs, CA
2019 “MarinScapes 2019” for Buckelew Programs at Escalle Winery, Larkspur, CA
2018 “MarinScapes 2018” for Buckelew Programs at Escalle Winery, Larkspur, CA
2017 “MarinScapes 2017” Featured Artist, for Buckelew Programs at Escalle Winery, Larkspur, CA
2016 “MarinScapes 2016” for Buckelew Programs at Escalle Winery, Larkspur, CA
2015 “MarinScapes 2015” for Buckelew Programs at Escalle Winery, Larkspur, CA
2015 “Celebrate HeART” Little Sisters of the Poor St. Anne’s Home, San Francisco, CA
2014 “Hotbed Benefit” Drever Family’s private bay front estate, Tiburon, CA
2007 “Oceanics” Critical Eye Design Art Gallery, Sausalito, CA
2006 Open House event at Critical Eye Design Art Gallery, Sausalito, CA

SHOWS CURATED
2017 “Moved By Color” Paintings, Ceramics, Photography by Marin Catholic High School students, Throckmorton Theatre Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2016 “Moved By Faith” Paintings, Ceramics, Photography by Marin Catholic High School students, Throckmorton Theatre Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2015 “Moved By Light” Paintings, Ceramics, Photography by Marin Catholic High School students, Throckmorton Theatre Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2014 “Moved By Music” Paintings, Ceramics, Photography by Marin Catholic High School students, Throckmorton Theatre Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2013 “Moved By Words” Paintings, Ceramics, Photography by Marin Catholic High School Students, Part Four of The Arts In Education Series, Throckmorton Theatre Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2013 “Cliff to Cove: Headlands Center for the Arts” Photography by Andria Lo, Part Three of The Arts In Education Series, Throckmorton Theatre Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2013 “Lost in Translation” Paintings by Orin Carpenter, Part Two of The Arts In Education Series, Throckmorton Theatre Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2013 “Figure & Form” Sculpture by Mark Jaeger, Part One of The Arts In Education Series, Throckmorton Theatre Art Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
2008 “Bold American Realism” artist Bill Rhea, Critical Eye Design Art Gallery, Sausalito, CA
2007 “Oceanics” featured artist Rory Phoenix, Critical Eye Design Art Gallery, Sausalito, CA
2006 Open House event at Critical Eye Design Art Gallery, Sausalito, CA

TEACHING
2015 Guest Lecturer, “Art Show Preparation”, Marin Catholic High School, Kentfield, CA
2013 Guest Lecturer, “Art Show Preparation”, Marin Catholic High School, Kentfield, CA
2013 Guest Lecturer, “Art Show Preparation”, Marin Catholic High School, Kentfield, CA
2012 Private Lessons

JUDGING
2017 “Art Extravaganza” Student Art Show, Marin Catholic High School, Kentfield, CA
2016 “Art Extravaganza” Student Art Show, Marin Catholic High School, Kentfield, CA
2015 “Art Extravaganza” Student Art Show, Marin Catholic High School, Kentfield, CA
2014 “Art Extravaganza” Student Art Show, Marin Catholic High School, Kentfield, CA
2013 “Art Extravaganza” Student Art Show, Marin Catholic High School, Kentfield, CA

SELECT CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Throckmorton Theatre, 9’ diameter ceiling art for exterior lobby entry area. Mill Valley, CA
Little Sisters of the Poor, 5’ x 8’ diptych for entryway lobby. San Francisco, CA

SELECT PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Available upon request
 

ADVOCATE, for Brain Disease Awareness and Research

BOARD APPOINTMENTS
2016-present – American Brain Foundation, current Vice Chair

RESEARCH FUND
Established the Lewy Body Dementia Fund at the American Brain Foundation
Led in the creation of the 5 million dollar Lewy Body Dementia Biomarker Research Award at the American Brain Foundation

DOCUMENTARY
2020 Robin’s Wish, Theatrical Version, Educational Version

EDITORIAL
2016 “The terrorist inside my husband’s brain,” for the American Academy of Neurology’s (AAN) Neurology Journal.

POLICY WORK
2019 February 25-26 – Neurology on the Hill 2019 with the American Academy of Neurology, keynote speaker and advocate for policy issues on the Hill. Washington DC.
2019-present Advocate with Michael J Fox Foundation on public policy in California

2018 March 19-21 – Parkinson’s Policy Forum, prepared to advocate on policy issues. Washington, DC
June 4-7 – Advocate on Capitol Hill with Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Senior VP of Public Policy Ted Thompson. Washington, DC

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
2020 January 13 – StartUp Health Festival 2020, film screening of Robin’s Wish highlight reel, fireside chat with Dr. Mylea Charvat, CEO and Founder of Savonix. San Francisco, CA
January 22 – American Brain Foundation Awareness Event, speaker, Susan and Fayez Sarofim’s private estate. Houston, TX
June 19 – UCSF UPLIFTING SPIRITS Art Exhibition and Educational Conference: Changing the Narrative on Dementia and Aging through the Lens of Art, keynote speaker. San Francisco, CA
June 25 – ACADIA and LBDA, film screening of Robin’s Wish to employees, surprise guest on Q&A panel following the screening.

2019 January 20-23 – Tau Consortium, keynote speaker plus extra speech presentation. Irving, Texas.
May 9 – American Academy of Neurology’s Annual Conference, film screening of Robin’s Wish highlight reel plus Q&A panel with Dr. Melissa Armstrong. Philadelphia, PA
May 9 – Brain Health Fair, speaker. Philadelphia, PA
June 24-26 – International Dementia with Lewy Body Consortium (IDLBC), keynote speaker, co-chair panel with Dr. Jim Leverenz, introduce Dr. Ian McKeith, film screening of Robin’s Wish highlight reel plus Q&A afterwards with Dr. Melissa Armstrong. Las Vegas, NV
July 11-12 – Alexandria Summit Neuroscience Conference NYC, keynote speaker, plus Q&A panel with Ryan Watts, CEO Denali Therapeutics and Todd Sherer, president of Michael J Fox Foundation. New York, NY
July 15 – Michael J Fox Foundation, film screening of Robin’s Wish, plus Q&A panel with film director Tylor Norwood. New York, NY
July 17 – Lincoln Center private film screening of Robin’s Wish by LBD Resource Center of NY, plus Q&A panel with film director Tylor Norwood. New York, NY
July 18 – Southern University of New York film screening of Robin’s Wish by LBD Resource Center of NY, plus Q&A panel with film director Tylor Norwood. New York, NY
November 8 – American Brain Foundation, appearance at film screening of Robin’s Wish, special guest remarks by David Eagleman. Mountain View, CA

2018 April 7 – USC Art Rx Symposium, Keck School of Medicine of USC and USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, speaker plus Q&A panel. Los Angeles, CA (Trailer, Conference)
May 30 – UCLA Department of Neurology 16th Annual Robert C. Collins Lecture, keynote speaker plus Q&A. Los Angeles, CA
August 2 – American Brain Foundation Awareness Event, Dan Gasby’s private estate, Long Island, NY
September 20 – Johns Hopkins University, 2018-2019 Nathan L. Cohen Resident Guest Lecture, Grand Rounds keynote speaker plus Q&A, Baltimore, MD
October 22 – American Neurological Association Annual Meeting, keynote speaker at the Presidential Symposium. Atlanta, GA
December 4 – Alexandria Summit Lunch Conference SF, keynote speaker plus Q&A panel with Ryan Watts, CEO of Denali Therapeutics. San Francisco, CA

2017 January 27 – UCSF Movement Disorders Retreat, speech presentation. San Francisco, CA
February 9 – Atria Senior Living, speech presentation, morning and afternoon sessions, introduction by Michael Pritchard. Foster City, CA
April 18 – Denali Therapeutics, speech presentation to employees plus Q&A. San Francisco, CA
July 20 – Lewy Body Dementia Resource Center Gala, keynote speaker. Garden City, NY
October 21 – USO Salute Gala, Introduce Specialist Five James “Doc” C. McCloughan, U.S. Army and join in honoring him with the Heart of a Patriot Award, Chicago, Illinois

2016 April 16 – American Brain Foundation Commitment to Cures 2016, keynote and accept Commitment to Cures Award. Vancouver, Canada
April 17 – American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, speak at Presidential Plenary Session and accept Commitment to Cures Award. Vancouver, Canada
October 26 – Standing Strong, American Brain Foundation Awareness Event, keynote speaker. Minneapolis, MN
October 22 – USO Salute Gala, acceptance speech on behalf of Robin Williams for the USO’s Heart of a Patriot Award. Chicago, Illinois
Dec 1 – Forbes Healthcare Summit, moderator for the panel ‘Healing the Brain’, panel participants: Ryan Watts, CEO of Denali Therapeutics and Vivek Ramaswamy, CEO of Roivant Sciences. New York, NY
 

Robin’s Wish Media Coverage

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY – August 6, 2020 – Robin Williams’ final days detailed in touching trailer for new documentary Robin’s Wish by Lauren Huff.
ROLLING STONE – August 7, 2020 – Robin Williams’ Final Days Explored in New Documentary by Daniel Kreps.
TODAY.COM – August 7, 2020 – Robin Williams’ final days revealed in trailer for new documentary by Drew Weisholtz.
 

MEDIA: Interviews and Features

ABC News Good Morning America (Part One)
ABC News Good Morning America (Part Two)
ABC The View
ABC Nightline
ABC World News Tonight
CBS This Morning
PEOPLE Magazine and ABC Special “Gone too Soon” (People Magazine Article)
PEOPLE Magazine and ABC Special “Gone too Soon” (TV Segment)
PEOPLE Magazine
PEOPLE Magazine
North Bay Woman
Marin Independent Journal